AristotleAndFeminism

AristotleAndFeminism - Politics of Aristotle: A Feminist...

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Politics of Aristotle: A Feminist Perspective. Virtue is formed by training in habit. “ none of our moral virtues are implanted in us by nature, because natural characteristics can never be altered by training.” “… the virtues are not formed in us by nature, but they result from our natural capacity to acquire them when that capacity has been developed by training.”
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Aristotle Book II Nicomachean Ethics Intellectual Virtues A good intellect is produced and fostered by education Moral Virtues Moral Goodness is formed by training in habit. The Golden Mean – The just “right”
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The Good Life and Happiness Happiness requires for Aristotle certain amount of fortune, friends, wealth, political power, nobility and life experience. Aristotle is rather ELITIST “ Also a lack of such advantages as good birth or a fine family of children or good looks is a blot on a man’s supreme felicity.”
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that men have…” The Politics of Aristotle: In nature there is a “Ruling Principle:”
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