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Re: The Coming of Medical Martyrdom | Wesley J. Smith | First Things I posted this in the hope that it might trigger a discussion of how Stoic Ethics view Medical Ethics. I see an unfortunate trend away from personal

Richard
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Re: Must a Stoic Vote? TY Grant for your response. You said it better than I could. Regards, Richard ... 'I know you won't believe me, but the highest form of Human Excellence is to

Richard
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Re: Must a Stoic Vote? ... Richard: Yes, I think citizens in a democratic state have a (ceteris paribus) role-duty to vote (and to be informed enough about the issues and candidates

Grant Sterling
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Re: Two (Types of) Moral Premises Grant writes: ________________ If by "indifferents are necessary for Virtue/Vice" you mean merely that HP's choice in this case requires that the Senate

Steve Marquis
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The Coming of Medical Martyrdom | Wesley J. Smith | First Things http://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2015/02/the-coming-of-medical-martyrdom ½Doctors donÆt take the Hippocratic Oath anymore, and havenÆt for several

Richard
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Must a Stoic Vote? Grant: «** By "intrinsic" I mean that it is a duty that they have simply by virtue of being Senators, not by virtue of whether their views or votes will be

Richard
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Re: Two (Types of) Moral Premises ... Steve: It depends on how severe you're going to be in your division between self and non-self. Until recently, you have emphasized always that choice

Grant Sterling
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Re: Two (Types of) Moral Premises Kevin and Grant: I challenge both of you to provide a concrete example of a practical choice that does not include an indifferent as its object or is _only_

Steve Marquis
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Re: Two (Types of) Moral Premises I don't hold such a mechanical conception of the the ruling faculty. Nor am I aware of this being the emphasis in Stoic teaching. Do you think we can create

Kevin
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Re: Two (Types of) Moral Premises Piggybacking on Kevin and Steve's conversation to disagree with each of them in turn... ... ***** True. But I am motivated to do X if and only if I assent to

Grant Sterling
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Re: Two (Types of) Moral Premises Kevin- Opinion, motivation, desire, and aversion all are consequences of what impressions we assent to. These are the next step in the psychological chain of

Steve Marquis
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Re: Two (Types of) Moral Premises Here is excerpt: "Some things are within our power, while others are not. Within our power are opinion, motivation, desire, aversion, and, in a word, whatever

Kevin
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Re: EGO in Stoicism Socrates: "I know one thing: that I know nothing" Doesn't the realization or epiphany of "knowing nothing" imply a form of Egolessness? Regards, Richard ...

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Re: Two (Types of) Moral Premises «Interesting observation Richard.  I hadn't thought of this before but it fits. Live well, Steve» I thought I read it somewhere. Regards, Richard ... 'I

Richard
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Re: Two (Types of) Moral Premises Interesting observation Richard. I hadn't thought of this before but it fits. Live well, Steve On Sunday, February 22, 2015 9:45 AM, "'Richard'

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