Nicomachean Ethics

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Philosophy

 

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Louis B

 

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August 27, 2015

 

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University

 

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We are given the potential to do virtuous activities, and later actually participate in these virtuous activities. In order to obtain these virtues one must first exercise them. A football quarterback does not become a quarterback unless he actually picks up a football and practices. This does not mean he will be a good player, but either good or bad, he has acquired that skill...
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This does not mean he will be a good player, but either good or bad, he has acquired that skill. Virtues are acquired in this same manner (570). "We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brace acts" (507). Another main point is that that virtues are states of character...
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