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: 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

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

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, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Oedipus, A Tragic Hero

No. It appears that the pride that he feels goes to his own humanity. A tragic hero is not superhuman. Rather, he is lifelike. And while Oedipus in part is