Essays Tagged: "Good Life"

Compare and contrast the concepts of eudaimonia and happiness, and their respective roles in the ethical philosophies of Aristotle and Mill

ics; 'Every art and every enquiry, and similarly every action and pursuit is thought to aim at some good; and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be that at which all things aim' (10 ... ranslation of 'eudaimonia'. It is a direct transliteration from Ancient Greek, and had the meaning 'good fortune', often with special references to external prosperity, in Ancient Greece. It has often ...

(9 pages) 167 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

The Good Life Of Cicero And Lucretius

The Nature of the Good Happy Life October 24, 2001 Philosophy 285 Looking around my world, I see many things that are ... ss. There are evils in the world, but God has provided these evils in order to emphasize all of the good that exists, and thus we appreciate it more. The evil also serves to make us stronger individua ... by letting one's desires lead them toward moderate pleasure. In contrast, the second book, "On the Good Life,"� is written by Cicero. Cicero's theory of happiness concludes that total self-con ...

(9 pages) 29 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers