Role Of Virtue In Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics
First a person must be virtuous, have friendship, and understand the pleasures in life.
To be a virtuous person means to do activities out of voluntary action. Virtue by Aristotle’s sense, is not just an isolated action, but is a habit of acting well. Doing a virtuous action means that the person doing the action is deliberately doing it because he or she knows it is a noble action. There are a lot of different virtues that Aristotle talks about. Courage is one of the first virtues discussed. This means someone acts between the mean of cowardice and rashness. A courageous man is someone who faces their fears and preforms his actions for the right reason at the right time. They are fearless in when facing death for a noble cause. Generosity is another virtue Aristotle talks about. Having generosity is acting between being stingy and wasteful. It is about taking care of one’s own belongings and knowing what to give to the right person at the right time. Temperance is a very crucial virtue. This means that you have a regard to bodily pleasures. Someone who is intemperate desires all pleasurable things and