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22. Metaethics / C. Ethics Foundations / 2. Source of Ethics / k. Ethics from nature

[stoic view of learning how to live from nature]

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Zeno said live in agreement with nature, which accords with virtue [Zeno of Citium, by Diog. Laertius]
Since we are essentially rational animals, living according to reason is living according to nature [Zeno of Citium, by Diog. Laertius]
Only nature is available to guide action and virtue [Chrysippus]
The goal is rationality in the selection of things according to nature [Diogenes of Babylon, by Blank]
Nothing is evil which is according to nature [Aurelius]
Nature is totally indifferent, so you should try to be different from it, not live by it [Nietzsche]
Moral judgements need more than the relevant facts, if the same facts lead to 'x is good' and 'x is bad' [Foot]
Virtues are as necessary to humans as stings are to bees [Foot]
Sterility is a human defect, but the choice to be childless is not [Foot]