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Unformatted text preview: i) reason- capacity to think ii) language-capacity to speak iii) memory-capacity to remember Intellectual Virtues-involve theoretical or abstract reasoning (understanding); practical wisdom Moral Virtues- Generosity Self-control Courage Habituate-worthwhile to obey, not worthwhile to disobey; lengthy process, pattern of learning whats right and wrong; we call it socialization in the modern world What is virtuous action?-5 Principles:-1. act must be of a certain kind (nature of the act) (external)-2. agent of the act must know what he/she is doing (internal)-3. agent chooses the act (internal)-4. agent chooses act for its own sake (internal)-5. act must spring from an unchangeable character (internal)...
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- Spring '08