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[4] A proof of this is that everyone, even at the present day, in defining Virtue, after saying what disposition it is1 and specifying the things with which it is concerned, adds that it is a disposition determined by the right principle; and the right principle is the principle determined by Prudence. It appears therefore that everybody in some sense, divines that Virtue is a disposition of this nature, namely regulated by Prudence.

1 i.e., that it is a ἕξις προαιρετική: see the definition of Moral Virtue, 2.6.15.

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