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Nicomachean Ethics
This paper provides an analysis of virtue in Aristotle's 'Nicomachean Ethics'.
# 74113 | 1,800 words | 1 source | MLA | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Philosophy (Ancient Greek) , Philosophy (Metaphysics) , Philosophy (General)


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In this paper, the writer presents a discussion of virtue as a "mean" in Aristotle's "Nicomachean Ethics". This essay also includes limitations of virtue as a "mean". The writer discusses Aristotle's responses to these alleged flaws.

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"In Aristotle's 'Nicomachean Ethics' the philosopher presents his ideas on a number of concepts from happiness and the good to pleasure and pain. His primary discussion however revolves around virtue and how leading a virtuous life represents the highest good and in turn leads to the greatest degree of human happiness. However, Aristotle makes it quite clear that virtue is a mean valuation. In other words the mean or center value is chosen by those with a virtuous disposition. Freedom is possible ... "

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