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Episode 5 – Aristotle Part 1

Aristotle gestures towards the ground in the painting as an allusion to his empiricism.
Aristotle gestures towards the ground in the painting as an allusion to his empiricism.

This week we talk about various different applications of Aristotle’s ethics in modern life. We discuss making a “plan” for your life, the underlying similarities between all human desires and the best way to live life. Aristotle offers an excellent summation of his thoughts on living well when he says, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.”

Philosophize This! If you knew you were going to die tonight and you had to write your own obituary, what would you write about yourself? What do your actions portray about your true values? How do you make the people around you feel?

 

See the full transcript of this episode here.

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