The Goal of Happiness: A summary of Nicomachean Ethics
The achievement of happiness, according to Aristotle, is the end goal of every man. His reasoning is thus: All humanRead more.
Aristotle’s Rhetoric: The Philosophy of Persuasion
In this life, whether you are a philosopher or not, you will need to know how to persuade people. AristotleRead more.
Aristotle’s Virtue For Some
We learn equally from those who were right as from those who were wrong. We cherry pick ancient ideas, forcingRead more.
By Van Bryan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom While the works of Aristotle are numerous, detailed, and profound in their ownRead more.
Aristotle’s Poetics – The Science of Tragedy
Aristotle probably would have liked Titanic. He might have even compared it to Sophocles’ Theban Plays, celebrating Jack and RoseRead more.
Aristotle and the Myth of Political Justice
Are there warring factions in any political society? We wonder. Is that where all our problems stem from? The ideaRead more.
Four Important Lessons from Aristotle’s “The Politics”
Viewed as a whole, Politics is a rather intimidating piece of work. No mere political treatise, it is an examinationRead more.
Aristotle and the Art of Friendship
How many friends do you have? Are they really your friends? Is it possible that your friends are using youRead more.
In Defense Of Aristotelian Ethics
By Van Bryan Bertrand Russell once said that one quality that made Socrates a great philosopher was his ability toRead more.
The Pursuit Of Virtue: Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics
Last time we left off with Plato’s rather illusive explanation of moral virtue and the process of attaining it. ItRead more.