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This will allow someone to move beyond the different emotions, so that they can be able to see how the different actions will affect the world around them. Despite some of the obvious weaknesses, you can be able to determine the most appropriate course of action, by asking questions and gaining more information. Once this achieved, you will have a greater sense of enlightenment, because you were able to see other views that could affect a situation. This is significant because it underscores how you can apply virtue ethics, to determine the most appropriate course of action. At which point, a person will have a sense of superiority by understanding the overall big picture. In this aspect, Aristotle is saying that to effectively apply virtue ethics requires that you must have a thirst for continuous knowledge and always use flexibility. When you put these two factors together, you will have a greater understanding as to how to determine the most morally correct course action. These are the reasons why I say that...

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Swanton, Christine. "Virtue and Action." Virtue Ethics. New York: Oxford Press, 2003. 249 -- 254. Print. http://books.google.com.jm/books?id=7zYg7G-ukKkC&printsec=frontcover&dq=Swanton,+Christine.+drawbacks+virtue+ethics&source=bl&ots=EFCyzUoekB&sig=lAjDLWk2aOSTC2Ez9z50l9Ub7lQ&hl=en&ei=O-HMS-3bIJTC8wTVpITCBg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CAYQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false

Wattles, J. "From Greek Reciprocity to Cosmopolitan Idealism." The Golden Rule. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. 37 -- 39. Print http://books.google.com/books?id=2ki3wFNNBEkC&pg=PA38&dq=golden+rule++aristotle&ei=puXMS4bQNoKuygS9yqCNCw&cd=4#v=onepage&q=golden%20rule%20%20aristotle&f=false

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"Virtue Ethics." 194 -- 198. Print.

Swanton, Christine. "Virtue and Action." Virtue Ethics. New York: Oxford Press, 2003. 249 -- 254. Print. http://books.google.com.jm/books?id=7zYg7G-ukKkC&printsec=frontcover&dq=Swanton,+Christine.+drawbacks+virtue+ethics&source=bl&ots=EFCyzUoekB&sig=lAjDLWk2aOSTC2Ez9z50l9Ub7lQ&hl=en&ei=O-HMS-3bIJTC8wTVpITCBg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CAYQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false

Wattles, J. "From Greek Reciprocity to Cosmopolitan Idealism." The Golden Rule. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. 37 -- 39. Print http://books.google.com/books?id=2ki3wFNNBEkC&pg=PA38&dq=golden+rule++aristotle&ei=puXMS4bQNoKuygS9yqCNCw&cd=4#v=onepage&q=golden%20rule%20%20aristotle&f=false


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