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Aristotles' slavery
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We need to be Pickwickian philosophers to understand him. Philosophers say Pickwick are too often content with examining the… The bodily parts such as arm, leg, hand, and eye that he uses in the service of all even if it is the hand he raises to deflect a blow from the master. Aristotle assumes all of this, even though it renders his logic impossible. The…
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Aristotles virtue ethics
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That is to say, Aristotle states that the good actions lead toward happiness and the bad ones lead toward unhappiness. In this respect it is vital to note that he saw happiness as a… The main goal of his virtue theory is to reach out the excellence (virtue) in self-performance, i.e. achieving happiness throughout life. As I see, Aristotle’s virtue theory is…
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Aristotles Politics
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Aristotle's Politics, written around 350 BCE, enquires into how best people should be governed. It touches on a variety of subjects-the nature of a household and a state, and the differences between running a household and a state; what makes a person a slave, and who is a free person; are some people born to be slaves; the relationship between a master and a slave; the economic life of a state, and how wealth is created; who is better suited to rule-the man of action or the thinker; is it better to be a man of action or is it better to be a thinker; what kind of education should be given to the young.…
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Aristotles Views
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Aristotle was a Greek philosopher, physicist, poet and a popular student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great (Wikimedia Foundation, Inc). He was able to produce books such as Nichomachean Ethics which describes the "happy life intended for one by nature as one lived in accordance with virtue" and Politics which gives analysis on political community (Clayton). …
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Aristotles Politics
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In the paper “Aristotle’s Politics” the author analyzes one of the most influential and enduring works of political philosophy in the history of humanity. Aristotle’s Politics is considered as the continuation of the Nicomachean Ethics and both of them together deal with the philosophy of human affairs.… As Swanson and Corbin…
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Aristotles View of Friendship
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When the Greek philosopher Aristotle wrote about friendship among people and among states two thousand years ago, it was as true to human nature as it is now, in the twenty first century. In his book on Nicomachean Ethics, the great philosopher dwells extensively on family and friendship.… A rich man would need friends to bestow some of his riches on them.…
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Aristotles Nicomachean Ethics
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A logical conclusion would be reached and the reason for the assertion would also be established in this short paper. The argument put… The lawmakers’ premise is that, when there is friendship amongst people, they would not be clamoring for justice in the first place (Aristotle). This could be true if one considers the fact, that it is only an individual that…
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1.What relevance does Aristotles notion of political virtue have to modern conceptions of citizenship
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Several key moments in history helped to develop the definition and importance of citizens in society: Aristotle’s Politics, the constitution of Athens, Roman republics, city-states of 13th century Italy, Geneva, the English Civil War and its commonwealth ideology,… Leading the way with these incremental beliefs is Aristotle’s Politics, in which the ideal of…
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Aristotles Nicomachean Ethics
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This essay analyzes the first treatise of ethics, Aristotle's "Nicomachean Ethics" and what standards man ought to live, in recorded Western philosophy to date. In the Ethics, Aristotle defines ethics as the art of living well or living with excellence. … According to the essay "Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics" findings, the simple answer to what human good is…
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Aristotles Nicomachean Ethics
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According to Aristotle a ‘base’ or ‘corrupt’ person ‘does not appear to be disposed in a friendly way even toward himself.’ Aristotle based this on several factors. First a person celebrates, grieves, and goes through other emotions with themselves more than anyone… Base and corrupt thoughts are not friendly, thus an individual does not feel that way within…
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Platos and Aristotles Political Ideologies
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The essay "Plato’s and Aristotle’s Political Ideologies" focuses on comparing and contrasting Plato’s and Aristotle’s political philosophy works. First, Plato primarily aimed at explaining the nature of things in a theoretical manner through metaphysics and in contrast to the actual terms. … Aristotle, was more enticed in nature’s actual physical features, for…
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Aristotles Criteria and Apology by Socrates
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The principles established in the Poetics, have widely been being imitated by the writers, poets and playwrights belonging to divergent cultures and civilizations for the last twenty three centuries. Aristotle has also explained different literary terms, which determine the comprehensive criteria in order to make distinction between a refined and mean piece of literature. …
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Aristotles Political Virtue and Modern Conceptions of Citizenship
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Several key moments in history helped to develop the definition and importance of citizens in society: Aristotle's Politics, the constitution of Athens, Roman republics, city-states of 13th century Italy, Geneva, the English Civil War and its commonwealth ideology, republicanism of the Enlightenment, the American Declaration of Independence, the Declaration of the Rights of Man, and republican despotism of the French Revolution's Committee of Public Safety.…
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Compare and contrast aristotles and platos idea of the good
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Nargis Kadirzada Mr. Ramirez Philosophy 14 April 2011 Plato and Aristotle’s Idea of The Good As for Plato and Aristotle, the fundamental idea of the Good is necessarily connected to their metaphysics and epistemology. In the Republic, Plato establishes a hierarchy among the Ideas, with the Idea of the Good as the unconditioned principle of the truth and being of the all other Ideas.…
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Aristotles ethics: From Virtue to Friendship, the Golden Mean
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Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and pursuit, is thought to aim at some good; and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be that at which all things aim." - 1094a (Nicomachean Book I, Ch. 1) To Aristotle, Happiness is the result of doing the right thing, and the right thing is the action that results from Virtue.…
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Similarities and Differences between Aristotles and Platos Ideal City State
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In the following essay, the peculiarities of Aristotle’s and Plato’s ideas concerning the ideal city-state are examined. Notably, Aristotle and Plato and their views on the ideal Greek city-state have been a subject of debate, especially in the political arena.… Aristotle argues that citizens who have acquired an education and adhere to the rules and laws of…
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John Lockes and Aristotles Understanding of Moral Life
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Th paper "John Locke’s and Aristotle’s Understanding of Moral Life" is aimed to give an analysis of similarities and differences between John Locke and Aristotle’s understanding of moral life and model of governance. This included an examination of rights that should be accorded to the people.… Similarities and differences between John Locke and Aristotle’s…
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The Main Difference between Aristotles Account of Virtue and Socrates Account of Virtue
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Aristotle’s philosophy is said to be an intellectual achievement which is extraordinary. His claims and arguments have endured as important landmarks of philosophy. They are also viewed as intellectual endeavors.… This is because it identifies happiness as an activity of the soul which goes together with virtue. Aristotle argues that if what individuals do is…
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Choose one play text and analyse the extent to which it illustrates at least two of Aristotles elements of tragedy
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Contemporary authors might have an independent and specific view of a good tragedy; which could be based upon their life’s experiences, personalities or attitude. Aristotle’s theory in the Poetics outlines a clear and complete description of a tragedy and its six elements.… Medea’s actions are consistent throughout the whole play and are more likely to be…
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Compare and contrast Plato and Aristotles separate views on the individuals relationship to society/ Cicero poses questions about power and ethics
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This means that both philosophers believe that in order to make the society work, people should work harmoniously. For Aristotle, the people in a society must cooperate with each other as the… These guardians, who are either soldiers or rulers, should be trained in a rigorous way even as children in order that they grow up to serve the state in honor (Plato,…
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The Flourishing Villain
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According to Aristotle, human flourishing stays for the innate potential of persons to lead a life of enduring happiness, which is different from a pleasure of feeling good. In this context, the condition of attaining the state of flourishing is exercising personal virtues.… (Brown, 2001) For example, braver person can be considered virtuous, however, an…
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Discussion
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The principle of charity refers to the philosophy where the listener understands and make attempts to grasp the school of thoughts about an argument or a belief by interpreting the speakers argument. In oriental philosophy, it is important to adopt this logical principle so as… This philosophy requires that whatever one believes to be true or rational, must…
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Philosophy in daily experience
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She has two children, a boy and a girl. The boy is 18 years old, whereas the girl is 15 years old. When I reached at aunt’s house I saw that she seemed to be a bit stressed about something. I asked her what the matter was; she replied that… The only thing she wanted was that because of her children taking part in extracurricular activities their grades should…
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CULTURAL AND ETHICAL VALUES
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Two of Aristotles fundamental philosophical concerns were to understand the best forms political arrangement on the one hand and the nature of human well-being on the other. In Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle introduced the concept of virtue, and he claimed that the same was of… 28). He uses this as the basic framework from which he developed the idea of virtue…
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Critique of Aristotle's Politics
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The paper will examine the applicability of his ideas in the world today. It will analyze the ethics of Aristotle against the way today’s governance. This paper will offer an informed critique… In each of these types of governance, he gives the sound and the bad. According to Aristotle, the philosopher king is the ideal governance. In this form, the kings’…
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