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> From what you have read in the textbook, you have learned about Aristotle's belief that a virtuous person practices virtues. In this activity you will apply Aristotle's ethical list of virtues to a contemporary public figure.
> Select a contemporary public figure that illustrates the concept of "virtuous" as described by Aristotle.
> Based on your readings, respond to the following:
> .In what ways does this person exhibit the virtues that were described by Aristotle?
> Your research should be documented by citing one or more credible sources such as a newspaper, a biographic article, book, or website.
> To assist you in your research, the library has the following tutorials and links for you to use:
> 1.Getting Started with Your Research: https://my.excelsior.edu/group/library/get-started-with-research
> 2.Frequently Asked Questions: https://my.excelsior.edu/group/library/faq
> 3.Research Databases: https://my.excelsior.edu/group/library/articles-and-research-databases
> 1.Communication and Mass Media Complete, listed alphabetically, fifth down the list
> Your essay should be 250-300 words in length, single spaced, and in APA format. Submit your essay in a Microsoft Word or Open Office document (freeware found at Apache OpenOffice - The Free and Open Productivity Suite) and place it in the appropriate assignment dropbox.
> Before you submit this assignment to the dropbox below, be sure to upload a copy to the "Final" dropbox for this assignment on Turnitin.com. A "Draft" dropbox is also available so that you can use the originality report provided as a learning tool to improve your work prior to final submission.
Be sure to proofread your essay for spelling and grammar before submitting it. Smarthinking-www.smarthinking.com-is available to assist you with your writing.

> Evaluation Criteria
> Keep the following points in mind:
> .The essay is well-organized and logically structured.
> .The hypothesis is clearly stated and arguments are presented logically to support the hypothesis.
> .The essay integrates key concepts from the readings.
> All essay activities together count as 20% of your overall grade and will be graded using the SLA Writing Rubric.  Please review the rubric carefully so you understand how you will be graded.  Click on View Rubric above.

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