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

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

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

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

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

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

Greek Law

ancient Greece population was not that abundant, with large plots of land essentially keeping people separated from one another, there was no pressing need to establish any laws; however, as

Aristotle's "Nature Belongs To The Class Of Causes Which Act For The Sake Of Something" - Strongest Argument

that purpose is not present because we do not observe the agent deliberating. Art does not deliberate. If the ship-building art were in the wood, it would produce the

Aristotle and the Ideal Constitution

land, are as follows, providing us with a foundation for further examination: "At all events we may firstly observe in living creatures both a despotical and a constitutional rule; for


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

Aristotle's Key to Happiness

Many people do understand that a life of hedonism is not necessarily something that will bring happiness. Aristotle however seems to go a bit further. He explains in Book

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 Views On Slavery

such was not subject to moral interpretation. He draws the conclusion that man is free only to the extent that he is cognizant of the world in respect to

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