Aristotle emphasized the importance of developing excellence (virtue) of .... and
natural reasons for humans to behave virtuously, and try to become virtuous.
Aug 3, 2004 ... Virtue is a general term that translates the Greek word aretê. ..... While the
account in Republic IV has affinities with that of Aristotle in Nicomachean ... as
any virtue ethics should; but the criterion of discrimination reflects the distinction
... wisdom” — excellence in thinking and deciding about how to behave.
Essentially, Aristotle argues that virtue is achieved by maintaining the Mean,
which is ... would agree that happiness is the end which meets all these
requirements. .... results in the sickly qualities of morbidity, dullness, and
Thus, good conduct arises from habits that in turn can only be acquired by ...
According to Aristotle, the virtuous habit of action is always an intermediate state
Oct 9, 2013 ... A man is virtuous if he would behave in such and such a way if such and .....
Aristotle's method here is to give criteria for holding an action to be ...
Feb 28, 2005 ... Socially Responsible Behavior: Developing virtue in organizations. Susan C. ...
Bringing together an Aristotelian notion of virtue and ..... consequences of actions
and to rely on his/her internal standards of right or wrong to.
From this it is also plain that none of the moral virtues arises in us by nature; ...
anything else that by nature behaves in one way be trained to behave in another.
Aristotle does not limit his discussion to the questions of morality but tackles ... to
the instictiveness of animal conduct or unmotivated unfolding of natural events.
..... The city state is the necessary framework to exhibit the virtues of human life.
.... It could be reached only if we first determine the criteria of happiness and
moral philosophers have had doubts about Aristotle's account of virtue. I think
that .... inclination is not a reliable guide to proper behavior, a character guided
by .... However it remains true that subjective preferability is not Aristotle's
That said, he initially fails to meet Aristotle's criteria for virtue. According to ... This
virtuous behavior ultimately is encouraged through the “master art” of politics.