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The munificent man, of course, acts for the sake of the noble (ii. 7 , 1 1 2 2 b 6 - 7 ) . The vulgar man (banausos), by contrast, does n o t (he is the man who goes to excess in spending beyond what is right). 21, a29). e. 20, 1123a24-26). And the latter seems motivated (as Ramsauer suggests) 7 partly by the same desire, partly by his wish to keep as many as possible of his possessions for himself (cf. 21, 1123a27-31). By contrast the munificent man, who acts for the sake of the noble, will spend lavishly (but appropriately) — 'not on himself.
5 The MS reading 5t' asra ('because of those goods') is difficult. The sense is presumably that 'by his way of handling natural goods' the noble-and-good -nan oerforms noble act;. But the use of the preposition did remains disquieting. No proposed correction seems attractive. 2 MORALITY 51 that one should be virtuous just in order to obtain natural goods, one acts nobly only incidentally. The strange claim that natural goods are noble for the noble-and-good man suggests two things. It suggests, first, that noble action does consist in handling natural goods; and the two examples show that it consists in sharing them out and in certain cases sharing at least part of them to oneself.
1-6, and Aristotle once more starts his analysis from a consideration of mjustice as compared with other vices. 2 justice (i. 12-20) and try to resolve a certain difficulty for my thesis concerning Aristotelian moral virtue in general that seems raised by that passage. 1-6) and attempt to resolve another difficulty that seems created by that passage. The over-all aim is to work o u t the exact relationship to each other of Aristotelian moral virtue in general, of 'comprehensive' justice, and of 'particular'justice.
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