A Well-Lived Life by Aristotle

Mar 29th, 2015
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This is a full two-page essay in philosophy that describes an understanding of happiness and a well-lived life by Aristotle.

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Aristotle believed that well-lived life comes from true happiness, which in turn, comes from success that is based on goals and objectives. He was accenting on self-sufficiency for a 'final good', self-sufficiency that is not only centered for one-self, but also for parents, children, spouses, friends and even fellow citizens. According to Aristotle, in order to have a well-lived life that is enriched by goodness and excellence, human being must establish the concept of goal-directed activity. Philosopher seeks an understanding of the final goal of human life and the valuable activity to pursue in life, activity that is beyond and above of goods such as money, fame, good looks and so on. This final goal Aristotle calls 'eudaimonia' that is translated as 'happiness' that carries the concept of objective success and wellbeing. Eudaimonia includes various different goods that altogether

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