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one of the seven preeminent virtues

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He refers to Plato as the first ideal political theorist but never examines his concept of justice as one of the cardinal virtues.
Plato resolves the dilemma by introducing the four cardinal virtues as the way to bring order and happiness to human life.
If the cardinal virtues have a 'unity' (as is often claimed), then they are, for Aristotle, unified only in the trivial sense that their presence in varying degrees, along with many other virtues, describes any individual human being's character.
Mattison has taken the novel view that it is not possible for Christians to possess the acquired cardinal virtues (prudence, temperance, fortitude, and justice).
Paul enumerates the three cardinal virtues but singles out one: And now these three remain: faith, hope and love.
Over an evolutionary process, the five cardinal virtues of the familial relations, as well as guanxi, became tool-like constructions which serve functional purposes.
In 17 essays, they consider Jobs in terms of reality distortion, counter-culture qualities, the cardinal virtues, personhood, entrepreneurship, market success, ethics, Buddhism, independence, moral perfectionism, moral agency, existentialism, happiness, technology, and simplicity.
Here is Stark's list of "seven cardinal virtues for a traveler":
FORNIERI IS STRUCK BY THE AFFINITY between Lincoln's character and the cardinal virtues, which he examines to support his case that Lincoln is a statesman-philosopher of the highest order.
However, one figure appears to be pouring from a jug into a cup and thus possesses the classical attributes of Temperance, one of the Four Cardinal Virtues.
Nebres admitted that they were doubly delighted to have come obediently (one of the cardinal virtues of the Jesuits).
He drew strength by following the great cardinal virtues of faith, hope and charity (love).
In it, Howard suggests the description of magnificence in Antoninus's Summa was taken from a thirteenth-century tract on the cardinal virtues written by Henry of Rimini, the Dominican prior of SS.
Henry's work on the cardinal virtues emerged from his time as prior of the Dominican convent of Santi Giovanni e Paolo in Venice.
He convincingly argues that Dubravius used the fourfold division, structured by the cardinal virtues, of Martianus Capella's De nuptiis Philologiae et Mercurii (to which Dubravius had previously published a commentary) as an outline for his Theriobulia.