Compare And Contrast Aristotle And Epicurus
His theory would satisfy the needs of the society as a whole and the individual.
In order to understand Aristotle’s theory of virtue, you must first understand his theory of good. He starts with determining the functionality of an object and identifying its specific function. Once you find the function of something (humans included), you can understand how it was built and determine its ability to function well. Everything according to Aristotle is created and given a specific purpose. This idea would be beneficial for the whole of society because if everyone understands their purpose or functionality or is working towards it, the society will always be working towards a positive goal of self-sufficiency and sustainability. If a society was led by Epicurus’ idea with humans maximizing their happiness and decreasing their suffering, happiness comes at a cost. In a hedonistic society, the cost of