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November 2017 - April 2018
Zephyr Institute

Aristotle and the Purpose of Life

A reading group in which participants explored Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics and its implications for emerging social, cultural, and technological trends.

Time & Location

November 2017 - April 2018
Zephyr Institute
560 College Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306, USA

Description

For over two thousand years, the Nichomachean Ethics has remained the starting point for all discussions of morality. In this reading group, participants explored Aristotle's understanding of the fulfilled human life and its relation to virtue, friendship, pleasure, contemplation and more. Participants discussed how these considerations apply to emerging cultural, technological and social trends.

 

Event Details and materials:

7:45 - 9:30 PM on the following Wednesday nights:

​11/29: Book 1

12/06: Book 2

01/10: Book 3

01/24: Book 4

02/07: Book 5

02/21: Book 6

03/07: Book 7

03/21: Book 7 ch. 11-14 & Book 10 ch. 1-5

04/04: Book 9

04/18: Book 10 ch. 6-9

 

 

 

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