J&S Unit 1 vocab

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Metaphysics

Philosophy of existence

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Epistemology

Philosophy of knowledge and thought

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Value Theory

Philosophy of extent and degree

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Ethics

Branch of value theory examining the extent to which something is moral, amoral, immoral

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Morality

The extent to which something is good or bad

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Ethical System

Means by which to measure morality

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Virtue

A trait where one acts morally on a consistent basis

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Vice

A trait where one acts immorally on a consistent basis

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Virtue Ethics

An ethical system that judges morality by examining virtue and vice

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Socratic Method

Asking repeated questions to arrive at truth or knowledge about what is

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Sohpists

Trained Greeks who use words to persuade rather than reason

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Fallacies

An argument based on rhetoric with flawed reason

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Ad Hominem Fallacy

A fallacious argument where the individual is attacked rather than the point they are trying to defend

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No True Scottsman Fallacy

A logical fallacy where the definition of a category is changed to exclude unwanted characteristics

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Reason

Applying logic, or valid language arguments, to thinking

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Impulses

Short-term desires which can distract us from virtue

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Eudemonia

Long-term human happiness

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Strawman Fallacy

Reducing an opponent's argument to a simplified version of itself in order to refute it

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Intellectual Virtue

Virtues we acquire from education and experience alone

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Moral Virtue

Virtues that require exercise and practice

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Harmatia

"Missing the mark", acting unvirtuous when attempting to act virtuous