Reading Notes on Book I of Aristotle's "Politics"

Wikipedia: Philippa Ruth Bosanquet Foot 'Practical considerations involving "thick" ethical concepts–but it would be cruel, it would be cowardly, it's hers, or I promised her I wouldn't–move people to act one way rather than another, but they are as descriptive as any other judgment pertaining to human life. They differ from thought such as it would be done on a Tuesday or it would take about three gallons of paint, not by the admixture of what she considers to be any non-factual, attitude-expressing "moral" element, but by the fact that human beings have reasons not to do things that are cowardly or cruel. Her lifelong devotion to this question appears in all periods of her work...

#noted #2020-01-06