Aristotle (384-322 BCE): What is Virtue?. PHIL 1003 Semester I 2008-09. Tutorials. Tutor: Arthur Chin email@example.com Week of: 1 st : Sept 29th - Oct 3rd 2 nd : Oct 20th - 24th 3 rd : Nov 10th - 14th 4 th : Nov 24 - 28th. “…the human good turns out to be….
Semester I 2008-09
Tutor: Arthur Chin
the soul’s activity that expresses virtue” (NE, 1098a20)
You must become virtuous.
Do you consider this an adequate definition?
What is virtue?
How to become good (Bk 2.2)
Moral virtue (ēthikē) derived from habits (ethos)
How your habits are formed; do you have a good upbringing or a bad one, do you live in a city w/ good laws or bad ones? (Bk 2.1-2)