Notes for Aristotle Ethics

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Notes for Aristotle Ethics- Book 1 Pg 68- talks about types of people Pg 71- things that are good (constant attempt to do good) Book 2 Ch 2 -our actions govern the characteristics we develop. -nature of moral qualities is such that they can be destroyed either by deficiency or excess. the man who fears everything becomes a coward and the man who fears nothing becomes reckless or foolhardy Ch 3 -virtue enables men to act in the best way in matters involving pleasure and pain, and that vice does the opposite Ch 4 -A virtuous act is not virtuous only because it is an act of a certain quality or kind. The agent or doer of a virtuous act must also be in a certain frame of mind and have certain characteristics when he acts -only through the repeated performance of virtuous actions that virtue is produced Ch 6 -virtue in man is whatever characteristic makes him a good man and causes him to perform his function well. -Moral virtue can be defined as a disposition to choose the mean relative to oneself -Evil is evil in every form or degree; good is good in every form or degree. Ch 9 -There is no simple formula to determine how a man should act in a given situation or how far he can err before he is considered at fault. Questions of degree are bound up
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