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How Aristotle Thought about the World

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This is a short lecture comparing the Aristotelian and Modern world-views. It is part of a larger introduction to ethics course, but it can be viewed and understood independently.

1 Aristotle: LIFE CHANGING Quotes (Ancient Greek Philosophy)


22 mei 2020

Aristotle Quotes: Aristotle (384–322 BC), was one of the most famous Greek philosophers during the Classical period in Ancient Greece. Aristotle was Taught by Plato.
Aristotle most known student was Alexander The Great.
In this Quote Video we focus on the Best Quotes about Life from Aristotle / Aristoteles.
So if you love quotes, and especially Ancient Greek Philosophy Quotes, this video will be a good one for you. 😉

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Aristotle: LIFE CHANGING Quotes | Ancient Greek Philosophy

2 Aristotle’s Lyceum

7 jun. 2019

In the 330s BCE, Aristotle founded his Lyceum in Athens, Greece. It was a centre of teaching and research. How do its remains illuminate Aristotle’s life? 
A lecture by Edith Hall, Visiting Professor of Classics 30 May 2019 
In the 330s BCE, the great philosopher and scientist, Aristotle of Stagira in northern Greece, returned to Athens and founded his Lyceum. The first institution in world history to encompass teaching, research and the collection of a vast library, the Lyceum immediately began to revive even Plato’s Academy in international reputation. 
This lecture looks at the archaeological site of the Lyceum, discovered accidentally in 1996, and asks how the remains can illuminate Aristotle’s life, work, and incomparable contribution across academic disciplines, from Political Theory and Aesthetics to Zoology, Physics and Astronomy. 

3 Aristotle: History’s Most Influential Thinker

25 dec. 2018

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4 Aristotle

10 mrt. 2021

Plato’s most brilliant student and perhaps the most significant intellectual in world history, Aristotle of Stageira built on the doctrines he had studied at the Academy but also radically disagreed with them. 
The founder of Athens’ second great university, the Lyceum, did not believe there was any perfect, ideal world that transcended human ability to see, touch, smell and hear it, and proposed that all philosophy begin from with material reality of being a human animal in a complex natural world. 
Aristotle contributed to many disciplines—scientific subjects as well as ‘Humanities’, but his core philosophical beliefs are laid down in his Nicomachean Ethics, Politics and Rhetoric, which are analysed in this lecture, as well as the major works of the next generation of practitioners of what became known as ‘Peripatetic’ philosophy. 
A lecture by Edith Hall 
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Aristotle was a Greek philosopher who lived from 384 BC to 322 BC. He was a student of Plato and a teacher of Alexander the Great. Aristotle’s ideas and works have had a profound impact on Western philosophy and thought. Some key points of Aristotle’s philosophy include:

  1. Logic: Aristotle is considered the father of logic, and his work in this field has influenced both philosophy and mathematics. He developed a system of deductive reasoning known as syllogism, which is still used today.

  2. Metaphysics: Aristotle’s metaphysics deals with the study of reality, including the concepts of substance, causality, and potentiality. He believed that everything in the universe is composed of substances, which have essential characteristics that define them.

  3. Ethics: Aristotle’s ethics is focused on the idea of eudaimonia, or happiness, which he believed was the ultimate goal of human life. He argued that living a virtuous life was essential to achieving happiness.

  4. Politics: Aristotle’s politics is concerned with the study of government and society. He believed that the best form of government was a mixed constitution that incorporated elements of democracy, aristocracy, and monarchy.

  5. Biology: Aristotle’s work in biology was groundbreaking for its time. He classified living things into categories, and his observations and writings on the natural world influenced scientific thought for centuries to come.

Overall, Aristotle’s philosophy is characterized by a systematic approach to understanding the world and the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake.

5 “How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life”: Yale Well Lecture with Edith Hall

9 mei 2019

Edith Hall, Professor of Classics at King’s College, London, distills the ancient wisdom of Aristotle into practical and universal lessons to confront life’s difficult and crucial moments.
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6 Aristotle’s Virtue Ethics

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7 Aristotle and Virtue

23 mei 2016

A video about Aristotle and virtue.

8 PHILOSOPHY – The Good Life: Aristotle [HD]

8 sep. 2015

Chris Surprenant (University of New Orleans) discusses the account of human well-being and the good life presented by Aristotle in the Nicomachean Ethics and Politics. He explains why Aristotle believes that a human being lives well when he acts rightly and possesses all virtues, both intellectual and those relating to good character.

9 – 21. Happiness as Eudaimonia: Aristotle’s Virtue Ethics

29 apr. 2014

In this video, Professor Thorsby gives a survey of some of the central elements in Aristotle’s virtue ethics.

10 What is Virtue Ethics? (Philosophical Definition)

7 jan. 2018

A quick explanation of Virtue, Virtue Ethics, and how it differs from Deontology and Consequentialism.
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11 Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle (Short Documentary)

11 jul. 2015

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12 PHILOSOPHY – Aristotle

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13 Aristotle & Virtue Theory: Crash Course Philosophy #38

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This week we explore final ethical theory in this unit: Aristotle’s virtue theory. Hank explains the Golden Mean, and how it exists as the midpoint between vices of excess and deficiency. We’ll also discuss moral exemplars, and introduce the concept of “eudaimonia.”

14 PHILOSOPHY – History: Aristotle on the Purpose of Life [HD]

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4 aug. 2014

15 Aristotle on 6 Types of Justice (Nicomachean Ethics. bk 5) – Philosophy Core Concepts

1 dec. 2013

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This is a video in my new Core Concepts series — designed to provide students and lifelong learners a brief discussion focused on one main concept from a classic philosophical text and thinker. This Core Concept video focuses on book 5 of Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics, where Aristotle says that “justice is an equivocal term”, meaning that there are multiple senses of the term “justice”. 
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