Summary and analysis of Book 1 of Aritotle’s Politics. Aristotle develops his theory of the State. He argues that the end of the State is the same end as that of man, which is to attain happiness. My blog: http://www.gbwwblog.wordpress.com  

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In this lecture/discussion session from my Fall 2013 Introduction to Philosophy class at Marist, we discuss some of the main issues arising in Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics book 10. In particular, we look at the nature of pleasure, whether it is the good, how it is related to activity, and how pleasures vary in goodness or […]

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An intro to the tragedy formula as depicted in Aristotle’s “Poetics.”

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MP3: http://www.fdrpodcasts.com/#/3288/the-truth-about-aristotle Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/stefan-molyneux/fdr-3288-the-truth-about-aristotle A compelling introduction to Aristotle, considered by some the smartest person who ever lived. Aristotle was considered so dominant in philosophy that for centuries in the Middle Ages, he was simply referred to as “The Philosopher.” He invented logic; his scientific classifications are still more or less in use today. Aristotle’s […]

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Our discussion of Aristotle turns now to his metaphysics, that is, his understanding of the nature of reality, of essence. Aristotle is well-known for a series of distinctions that he made, involving terms like substance and accidents, form and matter, etc. We will explore the meaning of these terms in this lecture. Aristotle’s attempt to […]

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Greek Thought – Aristotle & Plato | Science Full Documentary.

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Aristotle 384 BC – 322 BC http://cloudbiography.com Aristotle was a Greek philosopher and teacher of many subjects, including; Physics, Metaphysics, Theater, Poetry, Politics, Government, Biology, Zoology, Ethics and Linguistics. A student of Socrates and teacher of Plato, Aristotle is one of the founding fathers of Western Philosophy. See a related article at Britannica.com: http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/34560/Aristotle All […]

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Comments on Aristotle’s De Anima, Book II for my Veritas 103 class

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How Aristotle’s fieldwork on the island of Lesvos helped found the science of biology.

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