Aristotle - 1 2 theoreticalwisdom.Forthisonereq

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1. The highest good and the end toward which all human activity is directed is happiness,  which can be defined as continuous contemplation of eternal and universal truth. 2. One attains happiness by a virtuous life and the development of reason and the faculty of  theoretical wisdom. For this one requires sufficient external goods to ensure health, leisure, and the  opportunity for virtuous action. 3. Moral virtue is a relative mean between extremes of excess and deficiency, and in general the  moral life is one of moderation in all things except virtue. No human appetite or desire is bad if it is  controlled by reason according to a moral principle. Moral virtue is acquired by a combination of 
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