Contemplation, the Noble, and the Mean: The Standard of Moral Virtue in Aristotle's Ethics

  • Thomas M. Tuozzo
  • Published 2015

Abstract

Aristotle appears to make the following claims about the end of morally virtuous action: (1) Virtuous action is chosen for its own sake. (2) Virtuous action is chosen for the sake of suSocijiovia. (3) Virtuous action is chosen for the sake of the noble. (4) Virtuous action is chosen for the sake of contemplation. 1 Understanding Aristotle's ethical theory… (More)

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