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Aristotle3 - WHAT IS VIRTUE? An excellence, something that...

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WHAT IS VIRTUE? An excellence, something that makes a human being good and makes him perform his function well the division of the soul into 3 parts 2. the APPETITIVE part = MORAL VIRTUES (virtues of character) ex. justice, temperance, bravery MORAL VIRTUES are -excellent STATES of a human being -having to do with FEELINGS and ACTIONS “what we have when we are well or badly off in relation to feelings”(23) moral virtue involves doing and/or feeling the right thing “at the right time, about the right things, toward the right people, for the right end, in the right way”(24) example - BRAVERY : has to do with human feelings of fear and confidence having the right amount of fear/confidence letting those feelings affect your actions in the right way (standing firm at the right time)
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How do we ACQUIRE the moral virtues? moral virtues result from habit - the repetition of good actions (18-19) we become brave by performing brave actions “what we do” gives rise to our character (19) PUZZLE
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