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2.7.08 2/13 @ 4:45, AD White House, Guerlac- Cornell Int’l Affairs Review “Global Politics: Will Regions count in the 21 st Century?” Aristotle I. Life of Aristotle -384-322 BC -Student @ Plato’s Academy (age of 17) -stays for 20 years -Founded the Lyceum -Greatest student: Alexander the Great -conquers and unites all of Greece -All of his arguments are reconstructed from student’s notes II. Aristotle’s Ethics -more worldly and less intellectually focused than Plato -material goods and property as important aspects of a happy life (p120) -a virtuous man is a moderate man (p120) -The “Golden Mean” -chooses the mean between the extremes -neither wealthy nor poor -there is always a midpoint between actions -between cowardice and rashness is bravery -neither avaricious nor miserly -neither heathenistic nor ascetic -often referred to as a Classicist, model of Classicism -no emotional excess -baroque music -gothic architecture III. Justice -2 types -Corrective Justice -how a community corrects injuries or wrongs
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2008 for the course GOVT 1615 taught by Professor Hendrix,b during the Spring '06 term at Cornell.

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