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Review and Critique of Book 3 of the Eudemian Ethics

Please note that I have switched to the Oxford World Classic version of Aristotle’s Eudemian Ethics for ease of reference and my preference for a paper copy. 2,654 more words


What Makes a Good Story?

Before we can talk about what makes a good story involving technology, we kind of need to agree (or at least talk about) what makes a good story in general.  1,022 more words

Story Structure

Hope as a Virtue and an Intuition of Goodness: A Conceptual Analysis of “Hope and Society in Japan”

Professor Genda of the University of Tokyo presents the results and interpretations of an empirical study on the state of hopelessness in Japanese society. By examining Genda’s scientific approach to the definitions of hope, the sources of hope, and the characteristics of a hopeful society, we may uncover the conceptual basis of his claims. 1,570 more words

Jewish Theological Seminary

Who First Made A Drama Out Of A Crisis?

In 5th Century Athens, theatre was closely connected to the cult of Dionysus, in whose theatre on the southern slopes of the Acropolis tragedies and comedies were staged at an annual festival. 149 more words


Aristotle, Impractical Utopian

Aristotle’s Politics, Book 8:

No one will doubt that the legislator should direct his attention above all to the education of youth; for the neglect of education does harm to the constitution.

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Love, wisdom and wonder: three reasons to celebrate philosophy

By Matthew Beard, University of Notre Dame Australia

Today is UNESCO World Philosophy Day, a day aimed to “underline the enduring value of philosophy for the development of human thought, for each culture and for each individual”. 877 more words