Ideas from 'Aristotle and Kant on the Source of Value' by Christine M. Korsgaard [1986], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Creating the Kingdom of Ends' by Korsgaard,Christine M. [CUP 1996,0-521-49962-3]].

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22. Metaethics / A. Value / 1. Nature of Value / g. Ultimate value
An end can't be an ultimate value just because it is useless!
If we can't reason about value, we can reason about the unconditional source of value
22. Metaethics / B. The Good / 1. Goodness / b. Types of good
Goodness is given either by a psychological state, or the attribution of a property
23. Ethics / C. Virtue Theory / 3. Virtues / g. Contemplation
Contemplation is final because it is an activity which is not a process
For Aristotle, contemplation consists purely of understanding