Comparing Aristotle And Kant's Three Forms Of Friendship

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When looking at friendship in regards to a community an apparent quality that makes a community function is friendship. Both Aristotle and Kant make important points that are essential to what can make a community driven towards the common good. The common good is going too held up in most cases in the framework of a community by Aristotle’s utility friendship; the next two forms of friendship that are encountered quite regularly are Kant’s forms of friendship of need and taste. Between these three types of friendship one should be able to relate to an acquaintance type of relationship. These friendships resemble many of our interactions that we have with people consistently especially in this culture we are subject to on a regular basis. With these more utilitarian relationships being something we encounter consistently we must act with consistency in the relationships. The opportunity presented for us in the format of the utilitarian relationships are the opportunities to practice virtue in a way that is at times fairly difficult, but at the same time beneficial to the common good of all men.
The acquisition and application of virtue is essential here and it does
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Because of their difference in opinion it is oftentimes difficult to associate the two in the same context. The categorical imperative brings about a broad understanding of how to approach relationships with individuals and how to act in accordance with what we know and to continue to grow and become more aware of what is happening around saw we can act according to the highest maxim. Aristotle helps break things down into the specific virtues one should acquire. It seems that it can be seen that there is way to work with both models living and interacting in a way that makes up a more fuller perspective and approach to practicing positive community living that helps bring about a common

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