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Aristotle - Aristotle:WhoDeservesWhat 15:42 :courage,temperance,liberality(neithermiser norspendthrift,magnificence(

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Aristotle: Who Deserves What? 15:42 Aristotle’s Ethical Theory 12 virtues Aristotle delineates: courage, temperance, liberality (neither miser  nor spendthrift), magnificence (concerns quality of how you spend money  when you spend a lot of money), pride, proper ambition, good temper,  friendliness, truthfulness, wit (sense of humor), shame, justice Virtue and vice serve as the whatever. 4 points about Aristotle’s Virtue Theory o Virtue and  Eudaimania  (happiness in terms of being “blessed by the  gods”)  - syn. Flourishing, well-being Virtues necessary in order to live the good life o Virtue as  Hexis Virtue is stable psychological disposition Has three elements as a Hexis Emotional aspect – affect-ive; i.e. to be courageous comes with  characteristic feeling of courage and mastery/control of fear,  courageous = calm? Intellectual aspect – being able to make that judgment/distinction as 
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2011 for the course HNRS 2000 taught by Professor Marin during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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Aristotle - Aristotle:WhoDeservesWhat 15:42 :courage,temperance,liberality(neithermiser norspendthrift,magnificence(

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