Vice is a habitual, repeated practice of wrongdoing. 31, 1974–75. A virtue theorist insists there is no such thing as a manual that will tell us how to act morally. It has been suggested that virtue ethics theory fails to give a good account of right action. What Is Hinduism?, Himalayan Academy (2007). Virtue definition, moral excellence; goodness; righteousness. What distinguishes virtue ethics from consequentialism or deontology is the centrality of virtue within the theory (Watson 1990; Kawall 2009). Nietzsche promotes the virtues of those he calls "higher men", people like Goethe and Beethoven. Instead, the sins are considered to invite or entertain these passions. The 'Higher type' also "instinctively seeks heavy responsibilities" (WP 944) in the form of an "organizing idea" for their life, which drives them to artistic and creative work and gives them psychological health and strength. The Eight Virtues (sometimes known as the Eight Virtues of the Avatar,123 the Eight Virtues of Avatarhood, and the Eight Virtues of Goodness4) is a Virtue system featured in the Ultima series. While religious scriptures generally consider dharma or aṟam (the Tamil term for virtue) as a divine virtue, Valluvar describes it as a way of life rather than any spiritual observance, a way of harmonious living that leads to universal happiness. Drink not to Elevation. The page should be updated with images and a section for LBW, and possibly merged with Goddess Pearls. Noun (obsolete) The inherent power of a god, or other supernatural being. 4. (On the origins and transformations of this concept see Lin Yu-sheng: "The evolution of the pre-Confucian meaning of jen and the Confucian concept of moral autonomy," Monumenta Serica, vol31, 1974-75. TIP: The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, Tutorials in Quantitative Methods for Psychology, Cardinal, Contrary, Heavenly and other Virtues, https://psychology.wikia.org/wiki/Virtues?oldid=147563, Right Viewpoint - Realizing the Four Noble Truths, Right Values - Commitment to mental and ethical growth in moderation, Right Speech - One speaks in a non hurtful, not exaggerated, truthful way, Right Actions - Wholesome action, avoiding action that would do harm, Right Livelihood - One's job does not harm in any way oneself or others; directly or indirectly (weapon maker, drug dealer, etc. Nietzsche also sees truthfulness as a virtue: Genuine honesty, assuming that this is our virtue and we cannot get rid of it, we free spirits – well then, we will want to work on it with all the love and malice at our disposal and not get tired of ‘perfecting’ ourselves in our virtue, the only one we have left: may its glory come to rest like a gilded, blue evening glow of mockery over this aging culture and its dull and dismal seriousness! The Seven Virtues is a group that has a long and rich history behind its name. Quote: "(In Hinduism), srutis did not pretend to deal with all situations or irregularities in the moral life, leaving these matters to human reasons (Mbh Xii.109); Accordingly, that again which is virtue may, according to time and place, be sin (...); Under certain conditions, acts that are apparently evil (such as violence) can be permitted if they produce consequences that are good (protection of children and women in self-defense when the society is attacked in war). Virtue definition, moral excellence; goodness; righteousness. Virtue ethics is a philosophy developed by Aristotle and other ancient Greeks. In Theravada Buddhism's canonical Buddhavamsa[25] there are Ten Perfections (dasa pāramiyo). Its meaning has always been in context of active submission to God performed by the community in unison. Aristotle created the theory of virtue by constituting ethics in the narrow and narrow sense of the word (in a broad sense it is the most important political science, including in its subject the doctrine of the highest good and ways of life) as a field of knowledge studying ethical (ethos-related, moral) virtues. Within this philosophy, virtues are idealized as the selection of a positive intermediate position, referred to as the “golden mean”, between two negative positions encompassing the extremes, or vices, of excess and deficiency. Virtue signaling is the act of signaling compliance with norms, i.e. Over time, new virtues were conceptualized and added by ancient Hindu scholars, some replaced, others merged. Industry: Lose no Time. The shorter list of virtues became: Ahimsa (Non-violence), Dama (self restraint), Asteya (Non-covetousness/Non-stealing), Saucha (inner purity), Satyam (truthfulness). The Catechism of the Catholic Church mentions them as "capital sins which Christian experience has distinguished, following St. John Cassian and St. Gregory the Great. Honesty is often described as an intellectual and a moral virtue. Think innocently and justly; and, if you speak, speak accordingly. The virtue of perseverance is needed for all and any virtue since it is a habit of character and must be used continuously in order for any person to maintain oneself in virtue. See Absolute Virtue/Developer Strategy for a transcription of the developer fight. Pages in category "Virtue" The following 9 pages are in this category, out of 9 total. In one scheme, the Seven Virtues are based on the three spiritual virtues listed by Saint Paul in 1 Corinthians 13:1-13: Faith, Hope and Charity, followed by the four Cardinal or "Pagan" virtues: Prudence, Temperance, Fortitude, and Justice .In the Catholic catechism, the seven Christian virtues refers to the union of two sets of virtues. Then he said: “Ask your heart regarding it. Unlike deontological and co… The name "cardinal" is derived from the term cardo meaning hinge, which depicts the view that these four virtues are pivotal to any life of virtue. 2. [44] For this reason, Valluvar keeps aṟam as the cornerstone throughout the writing of the Kural literature. For example, pride (love of self out of proportion) is implied in gluttony (the over-consumption or waste of food), as well as sloth, envy, and most of the others. Each virtue is the midpoint between a vice of deficiency (red) and excess (blue). By practicing being honest, brave, just, generous, and so on, a person develops an honorable and moral character. Mohapatra & Mohapatra, Hinduism: Analytical Study, Subedi, S. P. (2003). Later Muslim scholars expanded the religious ethics of the scriptures in immense detail.[21]. Doreen Virtue (1958–) was an Angel Therapy charlatan (yes you read that correctly: Angel Therapy). This faculty most crucially involves reflecting over the meaning of existence. Indeed, any plausible normative ethical theory will have something to say about all three. [53] After three years of study, 24 traits (classified into six broad areas of virtue) were identified, having "a surprising amount of similarity across cultures and strongly indicat[ing] a historical and cross-cultural convergence. An individuals' values typically are largely but not entirely in agreement with their culture's values. A virtue is a character trait valued as being good. It is often contrasted with deontology, which emphasizes following moral rules, and consequentialism, which determines the permissibility of an action from its consequences. 3 (Mar., 1972), pp. Aristotle defines virtue as the average, or 'mean,' between excess and deficiency. Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses, 42(1), pp. It is one of three major moral theories. Major Types of Virtue Ethical Theories. Ernout-Meillet, Dictionnaire étymologique de la langue latine: Histoire des mots. The only way we can learn how to act morally is by emulating those who already act morally. There are three main strands of Virtue Ethics:. According to Nietzsche these higher types are solitary, pursue a "unifying project", revere themselves and are healthy and life-affirming. It looks at the moral character of the person carrying out an action. ), Right Effort - One makes an effort to improve, Right Mindfulness - Mental ability to see things for what they are with clear consciousness, Right Meditation - State where one reaches enlightenment and the ego has disappeared. Mundane virtue is a system in which an interaction be formed on a single basic level. [47] Because mixing with the herd makes one base, the higher type “strives instinctively for a citadel and a secrecy where he is saved from the crowd, the many, the great majority…” (BGE 26). Confucian moral manifestations of "virtue" include ren ("humanity"), xiao ("filial piety"), and zhong ("loyalty") In Confucianism the notion of ren according to Simon Leys means "humanity" and "goodness". 5.2 Ethical Theory Does Not Offer a Decision Procedure Aristotle proposed a theory of virtue, a notion that was already a part of Greek culture. Phillip Wagoner, see Foreword, in Srinivasan, Dharma: Hindu Approach to a Purposeful Life. It may be helpful to separate "moral virtues" from "performance virtues" (e.g. Originally ren had the archaic meaning in the Confucian Book of Poems of "virility", then progressively took on shades of ethical meaning. Virtue Ethics (or Virtue Theory) is an approach to Ethics that emphasizes an individual's character as the key element of ethical thinking, rather than rules about the acts themselves or their consequences (Consequentialism).. *Another distinguishing feature of virtue ethics is that character traits are stable, fixed, and reliable dispositions. Regarding Aristotle's opinion that happiness depends on the goods of fortune, Descartes does not deny that these goods contribute to happiness, but remarks that they are in great proportion outside one's own control, whereas one's mind is under one's complete control.[46]. --Lbeaumont 18:11, 4 October 2011 (UTC) This theory was originally developed by Tetlock, Lerner, and colleagues and has been effectively applied in organizational research. Social Virtues. The organization was created some time before the war between the Three Factions even began andit was first led by Angels that were as close to the personification of the seven virtues as possible. some from Ben Franklin's list). They are: There are also the Paramitas ("perfections"), which are the culmination of having acquired certain virtues. Individual Character Ethics: The individual character ethics hold that the identification and development of noble human traits help in determining both the instrumental and intrinsic value of human ethical interactions.These noble traits are courage, self-discipline, prudence, gratitude, wisdom, sincerity, understanding, benevolence, etc. Virtues can be considered the mean between two extremes, as the Latin maxim dictates in medio stat virtus – in the centre lies virtue. Other virtues which are supposed to be followed by both monks as well as laypersons include forgiveness, humility, self-restraint and straightforwardness. He had a checklist in a notebook to measure each day how he lived up to his virtues. Wisdom is personified in the first eight chapters of the Book of Proverbs and is not only the source of virtue but is depicted as the first and best creation of God (Proverbs 8:12–31). Another key factor is the belief that mankind has been granted the faculty to discern God's will and to abide by it. [37][38], The Bhagavad Gita – considered one of the epitomes of historic Hindu discussion of virtues and an allegorical debate on what is right and what is wrong – argues some virtues are not necessarily always absolute, but sometimes relational; for example, it explains a virtue such as Ahimsa must be re-examined when one is faced with war or violence from the aggressiveness, immaturity or ignorance of others. Right Concentration – Wholesome one-pointedness of mind (samyak-samādhi, sammā-samādhi). Never to be outdone in the Way of the Samurai. Virtue Ethics (or Virtue Theory) is an approach to Ethics that emphasizes an individual's character as the key element of ethical thinking, rather than rules about the acts themselves (Deontology) or their consequences (Consequentialism). compliance with values shared within a culture. in order to be just, one must be wise. Both are acquired and reinforced by practice and the exercise of one induces or facilitates the others. 133–37, Carr, D. (1988), The cardinal virtues and Plato's moral psychologym The Philosophical Quarterly, 38(151), pp. In the West, virtue ethics’ founding fathers are Plato andAristotle, and in the East it can be traced back to Mencius andConfucius. The seven capital vices or seven deadly sins suggest a classification of vices and were enumerated by Thomas Aquinas in the 13th century. Virtue ethics is person rather than action based. The foundation of Islamic understanding of virtue was the understanding and interpretation of the Quran and the practices of Muhammad. Excessive virtue signaling is also called a moral panic. The structure of virtue: An empirical investigation of the dimensionality of the virtues in action inventory of strengths. These are said to perfect one's love of God and Man and therefore (since God is super-rational) to harmonize and partake of prudence. That is why the virtue theory is considered as an adjunct to theories of right action. Tranquility: Be not disturbed at Trifles, or at Accidents common or unavoidable. On the other hand, Aristotle rejected this position in favour of a naturalistic one. Integrity in the application of a value ensures its continuity and this continuity separates a value from beliefs, opinion and ideas. In Christianity, the theological virtues are faith, hope and charity or love/agape, a list which comes from 1 Corinthians 13:13 (νυνι δε μενει πιστις ελπις αγαπη τα τρια ταυτα μειζων δε τουτων η αγαπη pistis, elpis, agape). See more. These (or something very close to these) are called "motivational" virtues and "structural" virtues, respectively, in p 32 of "A theory of virtue". De (Chinese: 德; pinyin: dé; Wade–Giles: te) originally meant normative "virtue" in the sense of "personal character; inner strength; integrity", but semantically changed to moral "virtue; kindness; morality". It also expands Hursthouse's formulation of right action in terms of what a virtuous person would characteristically do … Like much of the Western tradition, virtue theory seems to have originated in ancient Greek philosophy. Some virtues (a virtue is a character trait valued as being good) recognized in various Western cultures of the world include: The opposite of a virtue is a vice. [32], Virtues lead to punya (Sanskrit: पुण्य,[33] holy living) in Hindu literature; while vices lead to pap (Sanskrit: पाप,[34] sin). The Bible mentions additional virtues, such as in the "Fruit of the Holy Spirit," found in Galatians 5:22–23: "By contrast, the fruit of the Spirit it is benevolent-love: joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, benevolence, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. curiosity, attentiveness, intellectual courage). Be always employed in something useful. Critics of virtue ethics have argued that its focus on character rather than action, as well as. In the Analects, Confucius explains de: "He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it." ), The Daoist concept of De, however, is more subtle, pertaining to the "virtue" or ability that an individual realizes by following the Dao ("the Way"). Aristotle is the earliest natural historian whose work has survived in some detail. An example or kind of moral excellence: the virtue of patience. Yet the temptation to deceive others and manipulate the truth also makes honesty a moral issue. Resolution: Resolve to perform what you ought. 25, No. Virtue can also be meant in another way. In the Analects, Confucius explains de as follows: "He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it. Ren originally had the archaic meaning in the Confucian Book of Poems of "virility", but progressively took on shades of ethical meaning. "core virtues") comprising 26 measurable "character strengths". community makes people – “base.” (BGE §284). Aristotle described this in terms of what he called proper functioning. A value is "that which one acts to gain and/or keep ... and the virtue[s] [are] the act[ions] by which one gains and/or keeps it." People virtue signal to either… to reinforce norms (i.e. [52], Christopher Peterson and Martin Seligman, two leading researchers in positive psychology, recognizing the deficiency inherent in psychology's tendency to focus on dysfunction rather than on what makes a healthy and stable personality, set out to develop a list of "Character Strengths and Virtues". Interestingly, Nietzsche also asserts that having one virtue is better than having many, for 'it is more of a knot for fate to hold on to.'. 186–200, Gregory Vlastos, The Unity of the Virtues in the "Protagoras", The Review of Metaphysics, Vol. The virtues he praises in them are their creative powers (“the men of great creativity” – “the really great men according to my understanding” (WP 957)). […] Each book has a title on the front, and on the back, gives the title and location of one of the other four books. Given their expertise, authority, and the confidence ordi… The Red book, Go Up, goes at A 05 02. [27], The Daoist concept of De, compared to Confucianism, is more subtle, pertaining to the "virtue" or ability that an individual realizes by following the Dao ("the Way"). Outline, Personification of virtue Greek ἀρετή) in Celsus Library in Ephesos, Turkey. The opposite of a virtue is a vice. These are the virtues[48] that Benjamin Franklin used to develop what he called 'moral perfection'. Quote: "(The Hindu scripture) notes the interrelationship of several virtues, consequentially. Vices can therefore be identified as the opposites of virtues, but with the caveat that each virtue could have many different opposites, all distinct from each other. In Christianity, the theological virtues are faith, hope and charity or love/agape, a list which comes from 1 Corinthians 13:13 (νυνι δε μενει πιστις ελπις αγαπη τα τρια ταυτα μειζων δε τουτων η αγαπη pistis, elpis, agape). One important normative value in much of Chinese thinking is that one's social status should result from the amount of virtue that one demonstrates rather than from one's birth. Finally, a Higher type affirms life because he is willing to accept the eternal return of his life and affirm this forever and unconditionally. Virtues are character traits or habits of action which, according to virtue theory, define the moral person. She claims that virtue is not an end in itself, that virtue is not its own reward nor sacrificial fodder for the reward of evil, that life is the reward of virtue and happiness is the goal and the reward of life. Kant presents an example for more clarification; suppose that you come across a needy person in the street; if your sympathy leads you to help that person, your response does not illustrate your virtue. That is the whole Torah. The notion of ren – according to Simon Leys – means "humanity" and "goodness". Aristotle is the earliest natural historian whose work has survived in some detail. Temperance (Sophrosyne in Greek) is the practice of moderation. As the philosopher Leo Strauss expresses it, "The mystery of Western thought is how a term that originally meant the manliness of a man came to mean the chastity of a woman.". This substitution raises problems of its own, however. Tiwari, K. N. (1998), Classical Indian Ethical Thought: A Philosophical Study of Hindu, Jaina, and Buddhist Morals, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers. They became known through Benjamin Franklin's autobiography. Moral excellence and righteousness; goodness. All values and virtues proceed from these. A virtue is a trait or quality that is deemed to be morally good and thus is valued as a foundation of principle and good moral being. [51] Ayn Rand describes seven virtues: rationality, productiveness, pride, independence, integrity, honesty and justice. There is absolutely no law against such a thing."[20]. One person’s virtue may be another person’s vice and a vice in one set of circumstances may be a virtue in another. Aristotle (/ ær ɪ s ˈ t ɒ t əl /; Greek: Ἀριστοτέλης Aristotélēs, pronounced [aristotélɛːs]; 384–322 BC) was a Greek philosopher and polymath during the Classical period in Ancient Greece.Taught by Plato, he was the founder of the Lyceum, the Peripatetic school of philosophy, and the Aristotelian tradition. It persisted as the dominant approach in Western moralphilosophy until at least the Enlightenment, suffered a momentaryeclipse during the nineteenth century, but re-emerged inAnglo-American philosophy in the late 1950s. 339–361, Bakker, F. L. (2013), Comparing the Golden Rule in Hindu and Christian Religious Texts. reduce the chance of others acting in disfavorable manner), Intellectual virtues, by contrast, are the character strengths of a good thinker or learner (e.g. 2014. Virtue Theory and Applied Ethics. Journal of Conflict and Security Law, 8(2), pp. [ citation needed ] Virtue signalling may incorporate some or all elements found in political correctness , self-righteousness , and moral superiority . He says that to be virtuous that we need to act with excellence. The organization of the six virtues and 26 strengths is as follows: Wisdom and Knowledge: creativity, curiosity, open-mindedness, love of learning, perspective, innovation Courage: bravery, persistence, integrity, vitality, zest Humanity: love, kindness, social intelligence Another prominent theory has been consequentialism. Virtue epistemology replaces formulaic expressions for apprehending knowledge, such as “S knows that p”, by amending these formulas with virtue theory applied to intellect, where virtue then becomes the fulcrum for assessing potential candidates of “knowledge”. De (Template:Zh-c; pinyin: dé. ) SPOILER WARNING: Details about a quest, mission or other Final Fantasy XI in-game storyline follow. For example, Apastamba explained it thus: "virtue and vice do not go about saying – here we are! Another problem with virtue-based ethical systems is the question of what the “right” sort of character is. Character is also about doing. [citation needed] Virtue signalling may incorporate some or all elements found in political correctness, self-righteousness, and moral superiority. All Jains are supposed to take up the five vows of ahimsa (non violence), satya (truthfulness), asteya (non stealing), aparigraha (non attachment) and brahmacharya (celibacy) before becoming a monk. b. For instance, both cowardice and rashness are opposites of courage; contrary to prudence are both over-caution and insufficient caution; the opposites of pride (a virtue) are undue humility and excessive vanity. Yang, C. K. (1971), Religion in Chinese society: a study of contemporary social functions of religion and some of their historical factors, University of California Press. Jon Wetlesen, Did Santideva Destroy the Bodhisattva Path? Virtue ethics refers to a collection of normative ethical philosophies that place an emphasis on being rather than doing. As of 2017, Virtue has converted to Christianity and renounced her previous New Age activities. Virtue is that which contents the soul and comforts the heart, and sin is that which causes doubts and perturbs the heart, even if people pronounce it lawful and give you verdicts on such matters again and again.”. [45] Valluvar considered justice as a facet or product of aram. Man has a single basic choice: to think or not, and that is the gauge of his virtue. [citation needed], In early periods of Confucianism, moral manifestations of "virtue" include ren ("humanity"), xiao ("filial piety"), and li ("proper behavior, performance of rituals"). Sometimes, the word punya is used interchangeably with virtue. CSV identifies six classes of virtue (i.e. Many people have found it valuable to determine how each of the virtues is prudent, as well as how they harmonize. Virtue signalling rose in popularity as a pejorative term, denouncing empty acts of public commitment (such as slacktivism and Pathological altruism) to unexceptional good causes. Right Mindfulness – Mental ability to see things for what they are with clear consciousness (samyak-smṛti, sammā-sati). Truth or Equality or Greed) is the core from which we operate or react. Deontological ethics is a type of ethics and ethical theories.It judges actions based on whether they follow certain rules. To refrain from dancing, using jewellery, going to shows, etc. In English the word virtue is often used to refer to a woman's chastity. The first three represent the three primary virtues that correspond to the three fundamental values, whereas the final four are derived from the virtue of rationality. On December 31, 2028, it turns out the simulation is a trap. In C-END: 1 (the timeline leading to Virtue's Last Reward), it is shown that Junpei died during the C-Team execution, but another Junpei from a different timeline arrived into the Virtue's Last Reward timeline using the Transporter. One must edge forward like the inchworm, bit by bit. [The unrelated Latin word vis means simply "power" or "violence"; ancient grammarians were unable to distinguish the two words.] Vices can therefore be identified as the opposites of virtues – but with the caveat that each virtue could have many different opposites, all distinct from each other. Cut off all unnecessary Actions. Aristotle’s Virtue theory is based on Teleology and the Golden Mean. He identifies the virtues as what he calls the good emotions "The first group consisting of love, kindness, joy, faith, awe and pity is good"[49] These virtues differ from older accounts of the virtues because they are not character traits expressed by action, but emotions that are to be felt and developed by feeling not acting. [44] While ancient Greek philosophers such as Plato, Aristotle, and their descendants opined that justice cannot be defined and that it was a divine mystery,[citation needed] Valluvar positively suggested that a divine origin is not required to define the concept of justice. Jessica Shryack, Michael F. Steger, Robert F. Krueger, Christopher S. Kallie. While they intersect with moral and civic virtues in interesting ways, it is important to maintain a distinction between intellectual virtues and these other types of virtues. Within the Chinese Wuxing philosophy and Traditional Chinese Medicine vice and virture are expressed as excess or deficiency. "Virtue", translated from Chinese de (德), is also an important concept in Chinese philosophy, particularly Daoism. However, the theory relies on contingencies or variable circumstances. The researchers discovered a total of twenty-four virtues that are universal or nearly so, divided into six basic types. Therefore, regardless of their environment, humans are believed to have a moral responsibility to submit to God's will. Aristotle's perspective on ethics was based on the virtue of being human; in other words, virtue ethics. And this, in fact, is the first virtue Aristotle speaks about in detail. For an on-line reference to the Buddhavamsa's seminality in the Theravada notion of, Lin Yu-sheng: "The evolution of the pre-Confucian meaning of jen and the Confucian concept of moral autonomy," Monumenta Serica, vol. 1 Plot 2 Cast 2.1 Main cast 2.2 Recurring cast 2.3 Guest cast 3 References 4 Quotes 5 Background information and notes 5.1 Episode scene cards McCoy uses a charge of "larceny by extortion" against a council accused of demanding sex for a law-firm partnership. Because solitude is a virtue for us, since it is a sublime inclination and impulse to cleanliness which shows that contact between people (“society”) inevitably makes things unclean. The locations can be interpreted by looking at the control console in the centre of the room. The word virtus means "the male function" conceived in terms of strength or force; hence "the power to accomplish". Virtue (Latin: virtus) is moral excellence. The conceptual opposite of virtue is vice. The two pioneers behind virtues ethics are Aristotle and Plato. Kant applies the approach of four temperaments to distinguish truly virtuous people. Moral perfection is an unbreached rationality, not the degree of your intelligence but the full and relentless use of your mind, not the extent of your knowledge but the acceptance of reason as an absolute. This temptation is especially pronounced in professional ethics. Virtue can either have normative or moral value; i.e. However, as Aristotle noted, the virtues can have several opposites. For Epicurus the sovereign good was pleasure, and Descartes says that in fact this is not in contradiction with Zeno's teaching, because virtue produces a spiritual pleasure, that is better than bodily pleasure. The inherent power or efficacy of something (now only in phrases). Each sin is a particular way of failing to love God with all one's resources and to love fellows as much as self. For Muslims fulfilling the rights of others are valued as an important building block of Islam. Virtue theory synonyms, Virtue theory pronunciation, Virtue theory translation, English dictionary definition of Virtue theory. Note the semantic parallel for English virtue, with an archaic meaning of "inner potency; divine power" (as in "by virtue of") and a modern one of "moral excellence; goodness". Virtue ethics is a normative theory whose foundations were laid by Aristotle. Alice is a mysterious woman who claims she was abducted and forced to play the Nonary Game: Ambidex Edition . For example, * Aristotelian theory is a theory of action or practice since having the virtuous inner dispositions will also involve being moved to act in accordance with them. [36] In later verses, this list was reduced to five virtues by the same scholar, by merging and creating a more broader concept. Power or efficacy of something ( now only in phrases ) in this category, out of 9.... 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