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23. Ethics / C. Virtue Theory / 2. Elements of Virtue Theory / a. Natural virtue

[some virtue is born in us]

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Moral virtue is not natural, because its behaviour can be changed, unlike a falling stone [Aristotle]
We are partly responsible for our own dispositions and virtues [Aristotle]
Dispositions to virtue are born in us, but without intelligence they can be harmful [Aristotle]
Good animals can survive, breed, feel characteristic pleasure and pain, and contribute to the group [Hursthouse]