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phronesis

 [fro-ne´sis]
in bioethics, the virtue of practical wisdom, the capacity for moral insight to discern what moral choice or course of action is most conducive to the good of the agent or the activity in which the agent is engaged.
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But Cooper makes a stronger claim, insisting that Aristotle "is expecting [his hearers] to acquire through their philosophical studies the very same state of mind that is practical wisdom.
Eudaimonia and practical wisdom are mutually informing"; neither is theoretically basic.
THERE are some people in this world who are so full of common sense, you end up hanging on their every word, just to soak up each drop of practical wisdom spouting from their mouths.
D'Souza said that for him the 16th President of the United States embodied that philosophical statesmanship and practical wisdom that represented the highest achievement of a leader.
One possibility is suggested by a plausible interpretation of what the Ethics says about practical wisdom (phronesis): the task of practical philosophy is to achieve an articulated understanding of the best way of life for human beings, and the task of practical wisdom is to bring that understanding to bear on the often bewilderingly complex circumstances of action.
What will happen to Shamy when Sheldon returns, perhaps gaining some practical wisdom.
He also teaches meditation, yoga and practical wisdom for daily living which have helped millions around the world transform their lives.
Timothy Finigan, British author of the popular Hermeneutic of Continuity blogged: "I do wonder about the practical wisdom of attempting to censor the blogsphere.
Silent: The Power of Silence is a self-help guide that blends both practical wisdom and a metaphysical understanding of the healing power of collective souls and spirits.
Toward Human Flourishing: Character, Practical Wisdom, and Professional Formation
More than inspirational biographies, these accounts are here used as examples for creating a reinvention that is filled with practical wisdom on how to tackle the 'new you', how to undertake a total makeover, and how to identify and follow a life's passion.
Parenting the Whole Child: A Holistic Child Psychiatrist Offers Practical Wisdom covers a range of child concerns, from exercise and home life to school life and trauma, and blends parenting insights with discussions of brain chemistry and the pros and cons of different treatment approaches.