Is Political Life A Happy Life According To Aristotle?

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Tomasz Kuniński

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In my article I am concerned with political life in Aristotle’s philosophy and its’ connection with happiness and theoretical contemplation. I suggest that, although theoretical contemplation is happiness in primary sense, a philosopher can still be happy when he enters political domain and by this is not lesser happy in which I disagree with Richard Kraut. Finally I argue that there are situations in which a philosopher must be a politician, because it is better when the inferior are governed by the noble.

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Kuniński, Tomasz. 2013. “Is Political Life A Happy Life According To Aristotle?”. Diametros, no. 8 (November):56-67. https://doi.org/10.13153/diam.8.2006.224.
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Tomasz Kuniński

absolwent filozofii w Uniwersytecie Jagiellońskim, członek Redakcji Diametros, tłumaczy z języka angielskiego prace z zakresu filozofii politycznej oraz etyki.
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