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The substance of happiness

Daniel Russell

The substance of happiness

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Published by The Pilgrim press in Boston, New York, [etc.] .
Written in English

  • Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. -- Sermons.,
  • Sermons, American.,
  • Happiness.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Daniel Russell ...
    LC ClassificationsBX9178.R8 S8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. l., 287 p.
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6572671M
    LC Control Number15000036

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(There is also a Spanish language. Aristotle has just claimed that all affirmations are either true or false. At this point in the Categories he returns to reference and gives extra detail on the category of substance.

A substance—that which is called a substance most strictly, primarily, and most of all—is that which is neither said of a subject nor in a subject, e.g. the individual man or the individual horse.

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Aristotle's view is that (a) certain goods (e.g., life and health) are necessary preconditions for happiness and that (b) others (wealth, friends, fame, honor) are embellishments that promote or fill out a good life for a virtuous person, but that (c) it is the possession and exercise of virtue which is the core constitutive element of happiness.

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