Catharsis: Aristotle’s Defense of Poetry
Written by Visnja Bojovic, Contributing Writer, Clasical Wisdom Surely, we are all familiar with the term “catharsis.” A significant number
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The Philosophers
Aristotle: In Praise of Contemplation
Written by Alex Barrientos, Senior Editor, Classical Wisdom What is the best, the highest, the happiest kind of life for
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The Illogic of Contradiction – Metaphysics by Aristotle
by Joel Bowman Don’t tell the politicians, Classical Reader, neither on the left, nor on the right. In the non-trivial
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Aristotle at Freiburg
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 human
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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. Aristotle
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Bust of Aristotle
Aristotle’s Virtue For Some
We learn equally from those who were right as from those who were wrong. We cherry pick ancient ideas, forcing
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Happiness Is…
By Van Bryan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom While the works of Aristotle are numerous, detailed, and profound in their own
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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 Rose
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Plato and Aristotle
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 idea
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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 examination
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