Aristotle's "Nichomachean Ethics": Friendship And Anger

trust that must exist between people in order to cultivate friendship (Aristotle PG). As such, one can readily associate the manner by which Aristotles Nichomachean Ethics illustrates how friendship


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

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 on Friendship

airport for a number of reasons (Young, 2006). He writes that a friend would volunteer to take another friend to the airport for the following reasons: " because you want

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'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

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

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

Aristotle: Valuing Feelings And Materialism Over Politics?

considered the primary principles of politics and law to be "the search for the greatest good of society as a whole" (Anonymous, 2001). Inasmuch as the original Greek legal

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

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

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 & 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


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