TC chapter 9– TCing about moral issues. One of the most challenging and complex areas of life is the realm of moral issues and decisions. See the list of decisions outlined on pg 370. . Share the following: How does it affect others? May be debatable; no clear-cut right or wrong
The ultimate purpose in studying ethics is not as it is in other inquiries, the attainment of theoretical knowledge; we are not conducting this inquiry in order to know what virtue is, but in order to become good, else there would be no advantage in studying it.
For I do nothing but go about persuading you all, old and young alike, not to take thought for your persons or your properties, but first and chiefly to care about the greatest improvement of your soul. I tell you that virtue is not given by money, but that from virtue comes money and every other good of man, public as well as private. This is my teaching.
What is his moral imperative?