Teleology is the study of final causes:
purpose, ends and goals. Teleology comes from two Greek words. Telos: purpose,
end, goal. Logos: explanation, reason. I will be talking about Aristotle’s
book: Nicomachean Ethics. Aristotle talks about happiness, virtues, generosity.
What is the best good achievable action? What’s the purpose or motive behind
our activities? What will those activities lead to?
Happiness. Every human activity aims at some type of end
that we consider good. The highest ends are ends in themselves. While some ends
may only be means to higher ends. Those highest ends, which we pursue, must be
the ultimate “Good”.