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date: 12 August 2020


The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
John RobertsJohn Roberts

Aristotle was not alone in being interested in analysing ethically good and bad character, i.e. virtue and vice. The typical approach consists of the tabulation of virtues and vices, conceived both as modes of human behaviour and as psychological structures. In the Aristotelian model, human beings are taken to be adapted by nature (... ...

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