Moral psychology is a field of study in both philosophy and psychology. Some
use the term ..... He theorized willpower, moral desires, and integrity have the
capability for a .... of morality over t...
Sep 16, 2003 ... First, his conception of happiness differs in significant ways from ordinary views.
... Third, in crucial texts Plato's moral ideals appear both austere and ...... that
consists in the control of the better part of the pleasures and desires of the ... The
identification of justice, the excellence that is left over, ...
Jan 15, 2003 ... The views of moral character held by Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, and the ... place to
the exercise of virtue, for virtuous traits of character are stable and enduring ...
Someone may be overcome by anger, fear, lust, and other desires, and act .....
under his (reason's) control and so to rule over himself … for unle...
Here is the horse's mouth himself, Aristotle, discussing the nature of moral virtue,
... The person who is not morally virtuous is sometimes ruled by his or her ... or
doing the act one exercises, exhibits or develops a morally vicious character. ....
and intermediate dispositions--through repeated activity and experience over
Although Epictetus based his teaching on the works of the early Stoics (none of
which ... The eudaimonia ('happiness') of those who attain this ideal consists of ...
Someone who seeks to make progress as a Stoic (a prokoptôn) understands that
..... things over which our prohairesis (moral character) has complete control.
True Morality - Rational Principles for Optimal Living ... our legitimate desire for
personal happiness or offer supposedly ideal, but impractical solutions. ...
Furthermore, each individual really only controls his own morality - others can ....
We can take most responsibility for our own lives because we have most control
shoes of different characters and experience empathy for them, this ... user is the
center of his or her own universe, social networks ... desire for control over others,
and fear that others may .... the ideal because “the categories in which men think
of the world are ... moral outrage toward someone for engaging in behavior he ....
Consider a lover and his beloved who are atypical. ... virtue of loving someone,
reasons of both a moral and a non-moral nature, comes to the fore. 2. ... and
exercise a maximal capacity to realize her desires, whatever their ..... conventions
, as they give us control over what other people know about what matters to us
force, and an increase in social control through individual self-discipline. His
conception .... normality and deviance, power makes the norms appear moral or "
right" and creates ... each individual's desire, for, in and over his body" (Foucault
1980b:57). .... disciplinary practices of anorexia embody the ideal of se...
Specifically, he recommended gaining rational control over your desires and
harmonizing ... Through his influence on Plato and Aristotle, a new era of
philosophy was ... As someone who trusted in the eternal value of the soul, he
was unafraid to .... and c) the relationship between pleasure, happiness, and