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Philip II: Thebes, Phalanx, and Aristotle

While young, Philip was held hostage in Thebes. Now, when I say “hostage”, he was royalty and treated like royalty but he just wasn’t allowed to go anywhere and was indoctrinated in the Theban culture and civilization. 640 more words

History

On Logic

Following the collapse of the Roman Empire in the fifth century, much of Aristotle’s work was lost in the West. Some of these had been translated from Greek to Latin by the scribe Boethius. 510 more words

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Friendship in the enterprise: dream or reality?

The managers of companies are constantly designing different models to increase the effectiveness of the organization and thus maximize profits. The strategies are very different, some give awards according to production, others give their employees bonuses and gifts, and some even opt to improve the facilities of the company so that employees are more comfortable. 960 more words

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Our Function

It is one of those truly spring days. A slight breeze brings music to the trees, the sun weaves among the clouds dappling its light across the leaves on the forest floor, bird-songs are behind every melody, and the creek blissfully carries on beside me as I write. 1,027 more words

Philosophy

I AM IN CONTROL HERE

March 30 is I AM IN CONTROL DAY. According to holidayinsights.com, the genesis of the day goes back to March 30, 1981, when chaos reigned after President Reagan was wounded in an assassination attempt in Washington D.C., and Vice President Bush was out of town. 246 more words

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“For as the eyes of bats are to the blaze of day, so is the reason in our soul to the things which are by nature most evident of all.”

~ Aristotle, Metaphysics

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Thoughts on Human Rights Theory, Part 2

Happiness and eudaimonea

In the Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle asked himself ‘what do humans really want in life?’ In his reflection on this question and in his conclusion, he observed something fundamental about human beings. 1,600 more words