Aristotelian ethics

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Aristotle emphasized the importance of developing excellence (virtue) of .... and natural reasons for humans to behave virtuously, and try to become virtuous.

Ancient Ethical Theory (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

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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.

Aristotle and Happiness - Pursuit of Happiness

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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 antisocial behavior.

Aristotle: Ethics and the Virtues - Philosophy Pages

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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  ...

Virtue Ethics: Aristotle's Ethics

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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 ...

An Aristotelian perspective on Socially Responsible Behavior ...

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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.

Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics

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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.

Nicomachean Ethics

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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 ...

Virtue: Aristotle or Kant? I. The Problem The concept of 'virtue' has a ...

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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 criterion for.

Harry Gets by With a Little Help from His Friends: An Aristotelian ...

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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.

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SparkNotes: Nicomachean Ethics: Book II

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Aristotle proposes three criteria to distinguish virtuous people from people who behave in the right way by accident: first, virtuous people know they are behaving  ...

Aristotle

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Aristotle begins with the claim that every activity aims at some end. ... as the purpose of virtuous behavior will be more obviously self-interested in the sense of ... Biologists use other descriptive criteria, like “four legged”, “warm blooded”, etc.

Aristotle's Ethics - Philosophy Home Page

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C. Aristotle distinguishes between happiness (eudaemonia) and moral virtue: 1. ... The sequence of human behavior raises the question of which is ... Aristotle's theory does not imply ethical relativism because there are appropriate standards.

Aristotle: Ethics | Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

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It is commonly thought that virtues, according to Aristotle, are habits and that the .... the psychologist most associated with the idea of behavior modification, that a  ...

Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics Book Two Summary and Analysis ...

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Aristotle identifies ethical virtue as "a habit, disposed toward action by ... By setting certain minimal standards of conduct, the law provides the requisite amount of ...