Aristotle's Conception Of Happiness

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Eudoaimonia, as Aristotle puts it, the good happiness, human flourishing, “self-sufficing”, and well- being. Of course majority conceive it to be pleasure, which is why for some of us we reach our end without aiming at anything higher. It a way of living if that’s what the individual wants.
Although the experience of being happy as clam is appeasing and is what one wants to achieve. But, say if we think having many friends can be an exciting experience, but having too many friends doesn’t always mean happiness. It could actually sometimes be a challenge or a disappointment. Some things aren’t always what they seem to be; things eventually go missing from every experience we were once proud of. Or, things like honor, which is also a precondition of happiness, is only an external good not true happiness. Its not long term well- being but also an accidental pleasure.
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A species does not exist for the same reason as humans do; we are for different environments and different values. A man is often possessing reason and rationality different from an animal, that isn’t capable like a human would.
Aristotle believes happiness, (especially in terms of pleasure) is a fleeting pleasure, something momentary and temporary. Aristotle concept of happiness entails a complete life, well lived. Aristotle wants us to keep in mind to seek the ultimate goal of human beings and the end goal (telos) or the purpose of each function because that’s what makes each individual unique. But there still leads a sense of ambiguity when discussing what the good life is because like mentioned in his teleology, good things can often harm, so nothing can be content on this
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