Aristotle's Use Of Virtue Ethics

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In 384 BCE Aristotle was born, in Stagira, a small town now in northeastern Greece. He was a philosopher and marine biologist, who cherished the truth. Aristotle contributed in various theories including metaphysics, biology and ethics. For many of us, the essential question of ethics is, "What should I do?" or "How should I act?" Ethics is supposed to provide us with "moral principles" or universal rules that tell us what to do.
Aristotle’s brand of ethics is what we now call “virtue ethics”, it is the moral character of an individual and how it relates to his overall happiness. He argues that the “good life – a life attaining the highest good – Is one lived according to the light of reasoning and is therefore marked by true happiness” (Living

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