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[Xmca-l] Re: Habits (Greek: ethos)
Please do say more.
What is the classical notion of "ethics"? or "'ethos"? etc.
On Fri, Jul 8, 2016 at 5:38 PM, R.J.S.Parsons <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sorry, can't keep my hands off this. "Ethos" in Greek is one of those
> untranslatable words that bundles up a whole set of concepts without an
> equivalent in English. It includes the idea of habits, habitually, but
> it is not rght to say it *is* the Greek word for habit.
> I'm not against us discussing habits at all; it just awoke the
> slumbering classicist in me.
> On 08/07/2016 04:46, Annalisa Aguilar wrote:
> > Greg,
> > (I'm starting a new thread with I hope a less loaded word than ethics).
> > When you said, "person X habitually responds to a particular type of
> situation with behavior Y" I was reminded of JJ Gibson's affordances, but
> it depends upon what you mean by "situation," right?
> > Just thought to add this to the mix.
> > Kind regards,
> > Annalisa
Gregory A. Thompson, Ph.D.
Department of Anthropology
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