Read the selections from Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics and answer the Reading Questions 1. How does Aristotle define "the good"? 2. What are the three types of life human beings live, and which does Aristotle think is best? In other words, which one leads to what he sees as "the good"? 3. What is happiness? 4. How does one build or acquire moral virtues? 5. How can one determine if one has moral excellence? What is the guideline Aristotle provides? 6. What is the happiest activity for Aristotle? Why?