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Aristotle terms physics as the realm of the later those entities that are eternally immutable Unlike Plato Aristotle feels there is more to the universe then the soul the live wire of motion He seeks to bridge the world of Being with the world of Becoming and attempts to explain the changes which occur in the sensible world He makes reference to obtained completed objects such as wealth transpiring from economics and health the goal of the medical art in order to link the state of being to the state of becoming We all want a good product in the end The only way to get that good product is to work hard and thus as best possible in order to obtain the most wealth and the best of health as is the same with ethics and being good in hopes of obtaining the best product the true health and wealth of the divinely bestowed Eudaimonia According to Aristotle the goal of the ethical life is good All human activity is directed toward this good the highest of which is happiness or Eudaimonia There are two kinds of good the intrinsic and the instrumental Intrinsic goods are those of which are good in and of themselves The only thing that is completely intrinsic is happiness Happiness is something final and self-sufficient and is the end of actionNicomachean B 1 C 7 Instrumental goods are those of which are good only because they are used for some other purpose Money is the most obvious instrumental good as it is used to obtain other goods in its place Any individual with a virtuous soul is capable of realizing the good life One must live with moral and intellectual virtues excellences and high standards to accomplish this goal There are three lifestyles one may lead the vulgar the political or the contemplative The vulgar lifestyle is based on instant gratification Goods are simply pleasures
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