Jon Aquino's Mental Garden

Engineering beautiful software jon aquino labs | personal blog

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Aristotle on what constitutes a good life

This is a list of components of a good life according to Aristotle, found in Chapter 12 of Aristotle for Everybody:
  • external goods: food, drink, shelter, clothing, sleep
  • bodily goods: health, vitality, pleasure
  • goods of the soul: knowledge, skills, friendship, self-esteem, honor
  • moral virtue: temperance, courage, justice
  • good fortune (luck)


Post a Comment

<< Home