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SWA #1 Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics Book 2 Chapter 1 Identify the most important passage in either Books I or II of Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics. Copy the passage here: “Also, it is from and by means of the same things that every virtue both comes into being and is destroyed, and simialry every art, for people become both good harpists and bad harpists from harp playing, and it is analogous with housebuilders and all the rest; from building houses well people will be good housebuilders and from building them badly they will be bad ones. If it were not that way, there would have been no need for a teacher, but everyone would have been born good or bad at arts. And it is the same way in the case of the virtues, for by acting in our dealings with people some of us become just, others unjust, and by acting in frightening situations and getting habituating to be afraid or to be confident, some of us become courageous and others beome cowards. And it is similar with the things that are involved with desires and with angry
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