Kant And Aristotle's Virtue In Ethics

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3-2 the Golden Mean The golden mean is one of the virtue in ethics. According to Aristotle, the greatest good is the mean. Both extreme and deficiency are bad. Moderation which is the middle of too much and too little is important to be the happiness. For instance, we should not be afraid and should not despite. The bravery is the middle. The golden mean means when we need to judge, we always should not be partial. The virtue of the golden mean has some variation, but the best virtue is an activity of intelligence. For the social life, protecting the moderation connects to justice. 3-3 the Better Person Aristotle defines good people. Passions Choice Actions Better characteristics Good Good Good Strong will Bad Good Good Weak Will Bad Good Bad Bad Characteristics Bad Bad Bad Better characteristics is who think doing good behavior without any conflict. Strong will is a person who have bad passion but who can win and do good thing. Weak will is a person who have bad passions, but who try to do goodly, but who is swayed by passions. Bad characteristics is a person who have bad passions and do bad things without any conflict (Amamiya, 2004). 4 Kant vs Aristotle: Virtue The term, virtue is first used by Aristotle. Kant and Aristotle have different ideas of virtue because they have different questions. Aristotle’s main question is what kind of character is good for people to live with happiness while Kant’s question is what kind of character is most deserving of moral
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