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01/01/385 BCE01/01/323 BCE

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"Every art, and every science reduced to a teachable form, and in like manner every action and moral choice, aims, it is thought, at some good: for which reason a common and by no means a bad description of the Chief Good is, “that which all things aim at.”

Now there plainly is a difference in the Ends proposed: for in some cases they are acts of working, and in others certain works or tangible results beyond and beside the acts of working: and where there are certain Ends beyond and beside the actions, the works are in their nature better than the acts of working. Again, since actions and arts and sciences are many, the Ends likewise come to be many: of the healing art, for instance, health; of the ship-building art, a vessel; of the military art, victory; and of domestic management, wealth; are respectively the Ends. [...]"

— First paragraphs of Aristotle's Ethics

Bust of Aristotle. Photograph by Wikipedia user Jastrow, 2006.

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PHILOSOPHY - Aristotle
PHILOSOPHY - Aristotle
PHILOSOPHY - Aristotle
PHILOSOPHY - Aristotle
Aristotle & Virtue Theory: Crash Course Philosophy #38
Aristotle & Virtue Theory: Crash Course Philosophy #38
Aristotle & Virtue Theory: Crash Course Philosophy #38

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Aristotle: History's Most Influential Thinker
Aristotle: History's Most Influential Thinker
Politics
PHILOSOPHY - The Good Life: Aristotle [HD]
EthicsPoeticsCategoriesThe Athenian ConstitutionHistory of Animals
PHILOSOPHY - Aristotle
Aristotle & Virtue Theory: Crash Course Philosophy #38
Aristotle: History's Most Influential Thinker
PHILOSOPHY - The Good Life: Aristotle [HD]

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