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Happiness is the activity of a rational soul in accordance with virtue says Aristotle in the Nicomachean Ethics. Activity means living. Rational soul means a human being. And virtue means human Just read the Wikipedia takeaways. Interesting inputs on the ideals of a mean amongst virtues, the highest order of happiness being intelligence, the three pillars of being sociable friendly, honest Aristotle, B.

Aristotle was born at Stagira, in Macedonia, in B. At the age of 17, he went to Athens to study at Plato's Academy, where he remained for about 20 years, as a student and then as a teacher. When Plato died in B. After Hermias was captured and executed by the Persians in B. In , when Alexander became king, Aristotle returned to Athens and established his own school, the Lyceum Aristotle's works were lost in the West after the decline of Rome, but during the 9th Century A.

In the 13th Century, the Latin West renewed its interest in Aristotle's work, and Saint Thomas Aquinas found in it a philosophical foundation for Christian thought. The influence of Aristotle's philosophy has been pervasive; it has even helped to shape modern language and common sense. Aristotle died in B. Martin Ostwald is W. Kenan, Jr. Nicomachean ethics. Aristotle BC is the philosopher who has most influence on the development of western culture, writing on a wide variety of subjects including the natural sciences as well as the more strictly philosophical topics of logic, metaphysics and ethics.

To the poet Dante, he was simply 'the master of those who know'. Book Four. Joachim happiness Heraclitus Hesiod honor human Iliad injustice intelligence involuntary involves Isocrates justice kinds of friendship living matters means median moral strength morally strong morally weak Moreover nature Neoptolemus Nicomachean Ethics noble object Odysseus one's opinion particular partner perform person Philoctetes phronesis Plato pleasant pleasure and pain politics possesses practical wisdom praise problem produces proper Protagoras qualities rational regard relation Richmond Lattimore sake scientific knowledge seems self-controlled self-indulgent share similarly Socrates sophron soul Speusippus syllogism term theoretical wisdom things tion translation true truth unqualified sense vice virtue or excellence voluntarily voluntary wish words wrong.

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