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Aristotle and Confucius are Friends

Yu, Jiyuan. The Ethics of Confucius and Aristotle: Mirrors of Virtue. New York: Routledge, 2007. There are dangers with comparative philosophy. These include incommensurability, relativism, misinterpretations and heavy reliance on secondary sources (language), and Eurocentric standards. Jiyuan Yu faces all … Continue reading

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Welcome to A Pagan Humanist. Permit me to begin with a simple quote from Aristotle: “For no one would choose to live without friends even if he had all the other goods” (Nicomachean Ethics 1155a5). My intent is to engage … Continue reading

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