Daily Archives: March 3, 2018

Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 9: The Eagle

Engraver: Auguste Doré *** THE EAGLE *** Saint Lucia helps Dante go up the mountain Carries him in dream *** NOTE: Dante dreams that an eagle picks him up and carries him. When he wakes up, he does not recognize … Continue reading

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NOTES on Aristotle (384-322 B.C.E.): The Good Life

https://pixabay.com/en/sculpture-bronze-figure-aristotle-2298848/ Aristotle (384-322 B.C.E.) was an ancient Greek philosopher who is important in many areas of philosophical inquiry. In his Nicomachean Ethics, he explains his ethical theory. Instrumental and Intrinsic Goods Aristotle believed that a human being’s chief good is … Continue reading

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