Ethics In Friendship

Vernon summarizes Aristotle’s paradoxical description of soul friendship as the following:

Close friendship requires an individual to possess a greater range of qualities than just a fulsome capacity for reciprocal goodwill. It requires a proper sort of self-regard—the kind that allows the individual to get over themselves; and a wider love of life itself—so that the individual is capable of pursuing interests that are not their own (p. 252).

In at least 250 words total, please answer each of the following, drawing upon your reading materials and your personal insight. Please be sure that you do not provide names of people or identifying characteristics of the workplace.

Get Your Custom Job Done By a Professional Skilled Writer

Place an order on any task and we will take care of it. You won’t have to worry about the quality and deadlines

Hire Writer Now
  • Describe what it might mean to hold oneself in “proper” self-regard and also to “get over oneself”? How is it possible to inhabit these seemingly contradictory roles? What are some examples you can share from your own life?
  • Why might it be important to have a “wider love of life itself’” in order to experience a true and meaningful friendship?

 


Evaluation Criteria

Your initial post should be at least 250 words and must substantively integrate the assigned readings from the module with proper APA style formatting.

Looking for a similar assignment? Get help from our qualified nursing experts!

Get 15% off your first order! Use our special coupon "GET15"

Order a Similar Paper Order a Different Paper