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

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

Is Aristotle's Account Of Human Excellence And Human Flourishing/Happiness One We Can Accept Today?

plainly ask: What is happiness if not a state of mind? In order to reach such a state of mind, one must engage in activity - either spiritual or

A Critique of Education According to Plato and Aristotle

Indeed, there is a lot wrong with public education today, and perhaps a look at the old philosophers will shed some light on the subject. In examining the views

The Use of the Analogy of Art in Aristotle’s “Physics” and The Study of “Nature”

thing together (the artist constructing the piece); and the "final cause" considered the end or purpose of the piece. While artifacts require all of these elements to exist, things which

The Concept of Good According to Aristotle and Plato

Carol could not wait for it to snow so she could go skiing. Is snow good? It is hard to tell because the term "good" always involves perception, and circumstance,

Morris's If Aristotle Ran General Motors

not good and people can prosper even while being honest. If people considered the virtues of truth, beauty, goodness, and unity, they would do well in business and in life.

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

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

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 and the Role of Moral Education

reference to things possessed by ancient heroes and gods and such as they involved positive traits such as strength, wisdom, and courage (Aristotle: A General Introduction, 2006). The problem, it

The Originality of Aristotle

other theories. However, Aristotle did delve into uncharted territory and at times made quite original contributions to philosophy. Aristotle in his views on metaphysics clearly rejected Platos Theory of Forms

ARISTOTLE AND THE GOVERNMENT

will examine three principles that underlie the political order of Aristotles ideas: The individual and family (the bottom "rungs" of the ideal polis), the village (the next step up) and

How Aristotle Opposes Plato's Attack on Poetry

a sense that poetry matters. First, Platos Republic needs to be examined. Indeed, it does seem as if Plato is somewhat afraid of poetry. To people in this day and

ARISTOTLE’S THEORY OF MORAL EDUCATION

be Catholic." Meaning, that the early life patterns are set and the internal personality traits are determined by the time a child reaches seven years old. Though it is doubtful