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week 4 DQ 1 - addition moral virtues also need to posses...

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Habit and moral character are interconnected and often intertwined with no distinguishing line. Habits in general may be classified of two types: those which are either skills or arts, and the more important 'moral habits', thought of as habits of conduct. Aristotle's emphasis on habit becomes increasingly relevant to discussions of moral development. Moral virtue in effect comes about as a product of habit. He lays emphasis how crucial moral "habituation" is right from an early age. It is important if people are to develop to later become moral individuals. Habits can be looked upon as moral dispositions. The progression of development of a person's character in
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Unformatted text preview: addition moral virtues also need to posses mental, emotional, as well as physical elements, just like the process of habit-formation. I do not think that bad habits are indicative to bad moral character; a habit is what a person is used to doing. If a person with a good moral character has a bad habit, it does not mean that that person is bad. What if a person with good moral character has some bad habits that they have had so long, they do not realize that the habit may be morally bad?...
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