Wednesday, October 5, 2022Breakout
This class session is an opportunity to discuss all the material from Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics presented in this unit. We'll begin class by reviewing Aristotle's views on the role of friendship in the good life before moving on to discuss various challenges for his theory. We'll then discuss how the currently ongoing Live Like an Aristotelian exercises have been going for you all.
- Clear up confusions about Aristotle’s ethical theory, and critically engage with its strengths and weaknesses
- Learn how this week’s exercises are going for your peers and share feedback with one another
- “The Discernment of Perception: An Aristotelian Conception of Private and Public Rationality” – a close study and discussion of Aristotle’s conception of rationality (Martha Nussbaum)