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  1. How to Represent Aristotelian Deliberation Syllogistically.Alfred R. Mele - 1985 - New Scholasticism 59 (4):484-492.
    In this paper Mele constructs, and defends as adequate, a practical-syllogistic schema for representing deliberation.
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  • Aristotle on Becoming Virtuous by Doing Virtuous Actions.Marta Jimenez - 2016 - Phronesis 61 (1):3-32.
    Aristotle ’s claim that we become virtuous by doing virtuous actions raises a familiar problem: How can we perform virtuous actions unless we are already virtuous? I reject deflationary accounts of the answer given in _Nicomachean Ethics_ 2.4 and argue instead that proper habituation involves doing virtuous actions with the right motive, i.e. for the sake of the noble, even though learners do not yet have virtuous dispositions. My interpretation confers continuity to habituation and explains in a non-mysterious way how (...)
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  • Aristotle: Ontology and Moral Reasoning.David Charles - 1986 - Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 4:19-144.
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  • Eudaimonia, External Results, and Choosing Virtuous Actions for Themselves.Jennifer Whiting - 2002 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 65 (2):270-290.
    Aristotle’s requirement that virtuous actions be chosen for themselves is typically interpreted, in Kantian terms, as taking virtuous action to have intrinsic rather than consequentialist value. This raises problems about how to reconcile Aristotle’s requirement with the fact that virtuous actions typically aim at ends beyond themselves ; and Aristotle’s apparent requirement that everything be chosen for the sake of eudaimonia. I offer an alternative interpretation, based on Aristotle’s account of loving a friend for herself, according to which choosing a (...)
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  • Separability Vs. Difference: Parts and Capacities of the Soul in Aristotle.Klaus Corcilius & Pavel Gregoric - 2010 - Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 39:81-120.
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