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Posts Tagged ‘Aristotle’

Aristotle’s Ethics: The Theory of Happiness – II

Aristotle’s Ethics: The Theory of Happiness – II

BY MORTIMER J. ADLER The main point we have seen so far is that, for Aristotle, a happy life is a good life. In other words, happiness is good. But other things are good, too -- such things as health and wealth, knowledge and friendship, and a good moral character. We recognize all these things as good. All of us want them, and would regret [...]

Aristotle’s Ethics: The Theory of Happiness – I

Aristotle’s Ethics: The Theory of Happiness – I

BY MORTIMER J. ADLER The Humanities represent man's concern with man and with the human world. In that concern there is no more important problem than the age-old one which was first discussed systematically here, in Greece, more than two thousand years ago. The problem I refer to, which the ancient Greek philosophers thought deeply [...]

General Metaphysics of Thomas Aquinas

General Metaphysics of Thomas Aquinas

THE PHILOSOPHY OF THOMAS AQUINAS MADE SIMPLE, BY JONATHAN DOLHENTY, PH.D. Part V, General Metaphysics Aquinas accepts the general principles of the metaphysics of Aristotle, for whom there are two principles of being, potency and act. Act signifies being, reality, perfection; potency is non-being, non-reality, [...]

Theory of Knowledge (Epistemology) of Thomas Aquinas

Theory of Knowledge (Epistemology) of Thomas Aquinas

The Philosophy of Thomas Aquinas Made Simple, by Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. Part IV, Epistemology of Thomas Aquinas To explain the process of knowledge, Thomas Aquinas has recourse neither to the innate ideas of Platonism nor to the illumination of Augustine. Instead, he postulates a cognitive faculty naturally capable of acquiring [...]

The Bodyguards of Truth – Mortimer J. Adler

The Bodyguards of Truth – Mortimer J. Adler

BY MORTIMER J. ADLER, PH.D. My serious study of philosophy began when, at Columbia University in the early twenties, I took a course in the history of philosophy taught by Professor F.J.E. Woodbridge. Just before Christmas in 1921, I received as a Christmas gift, a copy of the Oxford translation of Aristotle's Metaphysics, with an inscription [...]

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