Re: Striving for Eudaimonia

From: David G. McDivitt (
Date: Tue Aug 28 2001 - 20:16:58 MDT

There are viewpoints other than essentialism. It is also possible to
speak of betterment without shoulding all over each other, which is to
say avoiding criticism because of all the identifications a person may
fail to line up with.

>From: Anders Sandberg <>
>Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 10:01:16 +0200
>On Mon, Aug 27, 2001 at 11:03:45PM -0500, David G. McDivitt wrote:
>> Frankly, I want no more of Aristotle's little packages, including any
>> human potential packages.
>In that case, why are you on this list? Because like it or not, many of
>the core assumptions of transhumanism include Aristotelian thought. They
>might be refined or in need of refinement, but if you remove them very
>little of transhumanism makes philosophical or practical sense.


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