Aristotle's Four Components Of Virtue

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To be just does not mean that you are a temperate person. You can be a temperate person that but not just but to be both just and temperate you must be doing something for the good of the city. Virtuous people don’t become just when doing virtuous acts. Aristotle said that doing virtuous acts can allow someone to be just.
Aristotle has four main components of virtue which are doing something knowingly, something that one must choose, the choice made needs to be made for the right reason, and a stable condition is needed. Making a choice knowingly has a huge effect on whether something is being done for the right reasons. Aristotle wrote, “And a person lacking self control acts while desiring something not choosing it while a person with
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To be virtuous you have to make choices for the right reason, the choices that are made have to follow the components to virtue to be considered virtuous. Aristotle voiced, “Also, we are angry and frightened without choice, but the virtues are certain kinds of choices, or not present without choice” (1106a 2-4). Not all choices are going to be virtuous ones because of the choices that are made. Not all choices have a good outcome and they could potentially not become a virtuous person. Aristotle deemed, “And for these reasons, the virtues and vices are not predispositions either, since we are not called good or bad, nor are we praised or blamed, simply for being predisposed to feel something” (1106a 7-9). Due to the choices made not everyone can be blamed for their choices they will be just considered a non-virtuous person. The people all around have an influence on the decisions that could be made. Aristotle explained, “Also we are predisposed by nature, but we do not become good or bad by nature; but we spoke about this before” (1106a 9-11). Nature influences a choice whether it is planned to happen but making fair decisions can help you become an equitable
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