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Single Idea 3549

[catalogued under 23. Ethics / D. Deontological Ethics / 1. Deontology]

Full Idea

Ariston says that rules are useless if you are virtuous, and useless if you are not.

Gist of Idea

Ariston says rules are useless for the virtuous and the non-virtuous


report of Ariston (fragments/reports [c.250 BCE]) by Julia Annas - The Morality of Happiness 2.4

Book Reference

Annas,Julia: 'The Morality of Happiness' [OUP 1995], p.100