Monday, January 19, 2009

Aristotle on the benefit of examining the nature of the good life

 Will not the knowledge of [the good] , then, have a great influence on life? Shall we not, like archers who have a mark to aim at, be more likely to hit upon what is right? If so, we must try, in outline at least, to determine what it is ...
Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, Book 1, Chapter 2

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