"The Good Life" Essay by Master Researcher

"The Good Life"
A look at Aristotle, Socrates and Mill's views on the concept of "the good life".
# 34037 | 2,150 words | 5 sources | 2002 | US
Published on Sep 18, 2003 in Philosophy (General)

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This essay discusses what Aristotle, Socrates and Mill thought about the "good life." For Aristotle, the criteria was that there had to be finality and self-sufficiency in things. Socrates believed the good life was about inquiry and learning. Mill, meanwhile, felt that freedom and individual liberty were the foundations to the good life.

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