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 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

The Concept of Pride According to Aristotle

or the man characterized by it, but a man is thought to be proud who thinks he is worthy of great things (PG). Many people would think such a man

Aristotle: The Nicomachean Ethics

the ends) and that in this context, the end products are always better than the means that produced them (Aristotle, Book I, 2009). That is, the end good of medical

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


anger. In Book II of Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle notes that the soul boasts three factors; passions, faculties and states of character (Aristotle). By faculties, Aristotle means "the things in virtue

Happiness According to Aristotle

is happy, but for Aristotle, that is not happiness. Why? It seems rather arrogant to suppose that these creatures who are not analytical and do not possess advanced degrees are

Happiness as found in Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics

the other hand, there are many people in society who do act according to reason and are not happy. Someone may get married to an individual who is seemingly perfect.

Good in Aristotle’s “Nicomachean Ethics”

man is unique to man, and is not interchangeable with that which is good for animals. Man has the capacity for reason, and therefore, he is able to create

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

Aristotle & Hume On Ethics

points to a chain of causality. People act in order to obtain a goal, to achieve something, which leads to another goal, and so forth. This observation causes Aristotle to

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

Why Aristotle's View of Happiness is Best

at happiness from the viewpoint of Aristotle may help to get a grasp on this compelling subject. In Aristotles view, happiness does not lie in amusement but

Ethics and Morality according to Aristotle in the Legal Defense of a Guilty Man

of what he or she may learn, is an important and "right" aspect of being a lawyer. Dilemmas arise when cherished values conflict. The example of an attorney faced

Happiness and excellence in Aristotle

do: "So the proper excellence of the horse makes a horse what it should be, and makes it good at running, and carrying his rider, and standing a charge" (Nicomachean