Cardinal virtues

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  • Cardinal Virtue In Plato's Republic

    components that each possess qualities called cardinal virtues; Wisdom, Courage, Self-Discipline. Justice, the fourth and last cardinal virtue is contingent upon…

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  • The Four Cardinal Virtue In The Republic By Socrates

    He finds that an individual, in more depth, the soul of an individual posses reason; corresponding to the Guardian’s wisdom in the state, appetite; corresponding to the desires for pleasure in the working class, and lastly spirit corresponding to the Auxiliaries’ virtue of never following any temptation. Spirit is what keeps the balance between reason and appetite; resisting desires that one’s reason disapproves of. (440b) And for the same reason as in the state, when the three parts; reason,…

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  • Nietzsche Cardinal Virtues Analysis

    Goodness: Virtue thus came to mean, not moral goodness in itself considered, but goodness militant and triumphant. Virtue then, in its more usual sense at the present time, denotes conduct in accordance with the right, or with the fitness of things, on the part of one who has the power to do otherwise. But in this sense there are few, if any, perfectly virtuous men. There are criterions to recognize cardinal virtues: there are fitnesses and duties appertaining, first, to one's own being, nature,…

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  • Cardinal Virtue Analysis

    In article 49 and 50 of Christian Morality, titled “Cardinal Virtues” and “Theological Virtues” the author discusses the four cardinal virtues: Prudence, Temperance, Justice and Fortitude and the three Theological virtues-- Faith, Hope, and Love. By applying every virtue to our lives we can harness the perfect gifts God gave us and advance in our relationship with the Almighty. For instance, Prudence is the act of premeditation, or the opposite of impulsive behavior. It is also called wise…

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  • Cicero's Four Cardinal Virtues

    He further illustrated using the Four Cardinal Virtues or moral obligations, namely, wisdom, justice, courage, and temperance which are the constituents of good life for the Stoics. He differentiates what is morally right and what is advantageous by means of conflicting moral choice scenarios. Certain deeds are considered erroneous to even consider and indecisiveness is an offence (p.172). Probable impressions of gain could be puzzling (p. 173). Therefore, rightness is the essential criterion of…

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  • The Four Cardinal Virtues, Prudence, Justice, And Fortitude

    they are not often discussed, the four Cardinal Virtues, Prudence, Temperance, Justice, and Fortitude, are the most practiced virtues of all seven. This is because they are recognized by all people, including non-christians. They, in some way or another, shape and define the ways that our lives are played out, whether it is our choices, or the way that we view something. The first virtue, Prudence, is a big influence on the way that we act. C.S. Lewis in Mere Christianity quotes that prudence…

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  • Do You Think This Character Is Guilty Of An Immoral Action?

    At the time, Andy was already busy helping other inmates earn their high school requirements. Tommy was clearly not very educated and teaching him would take a lot more time. However, Andy practiced the virtue of justice by accepting Tommy as a student because Andy was willing to treat Tommy equally and give him a fair shot at earning his high school requirements like the other inmates. 4. Mortal Sin has three criteria. Describe a scene in which a character seems to commit a mortal sin &…

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  • Pope Francis First Speech

    It was on the second day of the assembly that Bergoglio was elected as the 266th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church. Right from the beginning, Cardinal Bergoglio has defied the norms and formalities of the position. On March 16th, he stood in front of thousand of journalists and told them that he took the words spoken to him by Cardinal Hummes to hearts - ‘Don’t forget the poor’ - and thusly, chose to be named after St. Francis of Assisi, “the man of poverty, the man of peace, the man who loves…

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  • Cardinal Wolsey King Henry Viii Diction

    It is extremely distressing to hear that you have been expelled from your job. It is extremely infuriating, however, if you never expect that you will be removed from your occupation especially if you think that you are doing a superb job. Cardinal Wolsey experience this sensation as he receives a letter from his king, Henry VIII, that effectively removed him from his position as an advisor for his monarch. In his soliloquy, Cardinal Wolsey uses a choice diction and a furious tone to express his…

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  • Female's Role In The Jesus Movement

    In the New Testament, Junia, Pricilla, Phoebe, and Mary Magdalene were four females with leadership roles in the Jesus movement. These females were deaconesses, evangelists, educators, or preachers. The New Testament provides insight into the debate of female leadership and ordination during the early church movement; a debate that continues now. Certain Christian denominations today permit female ordination, while other denominations stand firm against female pastors; both use the New Testament…

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