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Ethics with Aristotle$
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Sarah Broadie

Print publication date: 1994

Print ISBN-13: 9780195085600

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0195085604.001.0001

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Virtues and Parts of the Soul

Virtues and Parts of the Soul

(p.57) Chapter 2 Virtues and Parts of the Soul
Ethics with Aristotle

Sarah Broadie (Contributor Webpage)

Oxford University Press

Discusses the virtue of character: the definition of it in terms of prohairesis and the orthos logos; in what sense it is a mean; how it involves conformity of desire to reason; how it develops in the soul; and how the conditions of upbringing explain why justice is a human virtue.

Keywords:   Aristotle, character, justice, orthos logos, prohairesis, reason, soul, virtue

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