History of Philosophy / LESSON 20
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Aristotle’s Ethics and Politics: Happiness, Reason and the Ideal Society

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Aristotle held that the good for man — and the aim of a political community — is happiness, and that the purpose of ethics is to provide guidance for pursuing and achieving it. Leonard Peikoff explains the role that reason, self-interest, and the rule of law play in the quest for this ideal.

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Leonard Peikoff
Leonard Peikoff

Ayn Rand’s foremost student and today’s leading expert on Objectivism.

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