The Nature of Love in Human Nature: Insight from Plato and Aristotle

nature is desirous of procreation - procreation which must be in beauty and not in deformity; and this procreation is the union of man and woman, and is a divine

Virtue, According to Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas

According to Aristotle, there are two specific types of virtues, "intellectual and moral, intellectual virtue in the main owes both its birth and its growth to teaching (for which

The Concept of Telos According to Aristotle

and the rest of their nature is so organized that it is able to achieve the goal ("Aristotle," 2003). Aristotle believed that the essential nature of things is

Aristotle and Plato - A Comparison

case, --Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics. Aristotle viewed man as the ultimate "political animal." Government is not a human invention, but a natural outgrowth of community life. The purpose of

Aristotle's View of Democracy

to achieve its perfection within and only within the Greek polis, and also was the only living creature endowed with logos (1994). Logos is the capacity to distinguish and express

Aristotle, Mill and Anakin Skywalker

that this child is able to interact with adults on their level. He has little or no fear; he deals with smugglers and other violent characters with barely suppressed violence

Work Relationships From an Aristotelian View

relationship issues present themselves at the workplace much like they do in personal life. For example, someone has a fight with his or her mother, but they just as well

Aristotle/De Anima

views on the soul of the Greek philosophers who have come before him. This includes Aristotles reaction to Platos position. Platos ideas on the soul are intrinsically tied to his

Plato, Aristotle and the Idea of Beauty

realm and the transcendent realm of forms" (Platos theory of forms). The theory of forms allows us to solve both the problems listed above: "By detaching ourselves

What is Philosophy?

probably true because the discipline of philosophy does prompt thinking about things in different ways. First philosophy means "what is done first in philosophy" (Ross, 1998). Descartes is credited with

Virtue According to Aristotle

have some objective qualities, but it also can be relative to each individual and his circumstances. In Chapter 13 of Book One, and in Chapter 1 of Book Two, Aristotle

Politics and Ethics According to Aristotle

In Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle says: "To judge from the lives that men lead, most men, and men of the most vulgar type, seem (not without some ground) to identify

The Soul According to Plato and Aristotle

some have come to believe is a soul. The soul is a part of the person, but not a part of the human body. In fact, when the human body

Aristotle on Biology & Nature

Aristotles perspective on the nature of things, it should also be realized that he saw as working in conjunction with Platos concept of forms. Frost points out that, as a

Evil According to Aristotle

or simply, the individual is bad. Others take a more somber approach or possess a more liberal way of looking at things. They see an individual who is hurting