Poetics Of Aristotle

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    Poetics of Aristotle

    THE POETICS OF ARISTOTLE A TRANSLATION BY S. H. BUTCHER A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication THE POETICS OF ARISTOTLE trans. S. H. Butcher is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone associated with the

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    ARISTOTLE Aristotle was born in Stagira, a “Grecian colony. His father was a court physician to the King Amyntas of Macedonia. It is believed that his purse of studies is due to his father’s influence of practicing medicine. He died at his country house at Chalcis, in Euboea at the age of sixty-two years old in the year of 322 B.C. He died to an illness he suffered from for a long period of time.

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    Aristotle

    Aristotle (Ancient Greek: Ἀριστοτέλης, Aristotélēs) (384 BC – 322 BC) was a Greek philosopher and polymath, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. His writings cover many subjects, including physics, metaphysics, poetry, theater, music, logic, rhetoric, linguistics, politics, government, ethics, biology, and zoology. Together with Plato and Socrates (Plato's teacher), Aristotle is one of the most important founding figures in Western philosophy. Aristotle's writings were the first

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    Aristotle

    Aristotle As an important figure head in the field of philosophy, Aristotle and his numerous influences will be detailed. Identification and evaluation of key concepts and analyses that comprised his theories will be discussed along with identification and description of his contributions to the field of philosophy will also be offered. Lastly, further discussion will focus on how the culture and the time period influenced his ideology. Metaphysics Metaphysics is a branch philosophy concerned

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    Anonymous Aristotle and Advertising One of the techniques that advertisers and marketers use that individuals may find it to be morally controversial is when marketers and advertisers shift from convincing consumers through rational means to appealing to emotion or subconscious means. This process is when marketers try to convince customers to buy their products by appealing to their emotions instead of trying to out beat the competitor. According to Clotaire Rapaille, consumers are moved by

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    Aristotle Philosophy

    Aristotle Philosophy Shalonda Floyd Ethical Issues in Business and Accounting Professor Gates February 12, 2013 In this paper, I am going to discuss the philosopher Aristotle. This paper will discuss how Aristotle perspective of distributive justice is applicable to ethics. Also, I will discuss Aristotle’s Nichomachean Ethics philosophy, why it is valuable and how it potentially connects to accounting and business. There have been many excellent philosophers and thinkers through past

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    supremely happy man can ever become miserable…” (I.10, 1100b.30) This above statement is from the chapter in which Aristotle discusses “Can a man be called ‘happy’ during his lifetime?”. From the micro perspective, the whole chapter is about whether happiness should be defined as permanent or momentary. Starting with Solon’s words and opposed examples illustrated by Aristotle, Aristotle leads us to deeply develop the definition and understanding of happiness. In his opinion, “happiness has permanence

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    Aristotle

    Aristotle's Views on Nature, Knowledge, and Being Aristotle was a realist and a scientific thinker. He dealt with attempting to explain the world around him, using evidence that could be derived from the senses. Unlike his predecessors, Aristotle organized his thought more collectively. He described the being, relating to both living things and inanimate objects, as the state of essential substance, one definite characteristic. According to Aristotle, that being is changed by any number of things,

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    God, for example, is real. Others believe that the world as we know it can be explained through science, and science alone. First we will look at what Aristotle, one of the early philosophers, view on metaphysics, epistemology, and value theory and then look at a current century way of viewing the world. Chapter 1 Aristotle - Biography Aristotle was born in 384 BCE. at Stagirus, a Greek colony and seaport on the coast of Thrace. His father Nichomachus was court physician to King Amyntas of Macedonia

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    Poetic Justice

    Essay – Poetic Justice “Carpe diem” is a phrase that is often used by people who are not taking anything for granted. They are living their life exactly how they want to and they do not care about the following consequences. The story “Poetic Justice” is exactly about that – when to seize the day and when not to. Jed Cunningham is an absolute original. Jed has always been smarter than everybody else. In his younger years he stood apart and watched the world mockingly. He would always have the

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    Tiffany Zelaya Word Count (1000) Aristotle: The Three Types of Friendship If there is one thing that can be used to describe human beings aside from intelligence and the power of destruction it would be that we are entirely social beings. No person is to live a life without being social. It merely would be impossible and for those who do find themselves in the state of rejecting society and a social lifestyle, it would be those who have psychological disorders. With us being social it leads

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    and thoughts for different famous people of ancient and modern time. Two of the greatest philosophers Aristotle and Plato devoted great part of their philosophic researches to the topic of conception of the state and political freedom. Let us compare and contrast their conceptions. A man named Aristotle who was a Greek Truth-seeker, a logician, and a scientist has a teacher named Plato. Aristotle is widely known as the most prominent olden philosopher in many areas of philosophy, together with political

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    Jennifer Canon PHI - 2010-15850 T 7PM Aristotle the Great Philosopher The Greek philosopher Aristotle made significant and lasting contributions to nearly every aspect of human knowledge, from logic to biology to ethics and aesthetics. In Arabic philosophy, he was known simply as “The First Teacher”; in the West, he was “The Philosopher.” Aristotle was born in 384 B.C. northern Greece in a town called Stagria . Both of his parents were members of traditional medical families, and his

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    Poetic Justice

    Poetic Justice is written by Diana Appleyard, and it is a short story, and was published in Days of Wine and Roses, Black Swan, London 2004. The story is about a woman who finds her ex-boyfriend, Jed Cunningham on the Friends Unite website. Then she tells us ''in her mind'' about their relationship in high school, how much she loved him, about Jed himself and about their break-up. She tells us how her life is boring, that her ''energy is gone'' after the break up, and how she had been depressed

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    Poetic Devices

    Poetic Devices By: Anonymous William Shakespeare – A Fairy Song " A Fairy Song " by William Shakespeare is about how a man is compassionate for his work. That he mostly takes his work everywhere he goes. It seems like it is dealing with the waters of how he is flowing over mountains for his ‘ Fairy Queen ’ or job. This poem was confusing to me, because I didn’t know if it was talking about a woman or a job. But it seems like

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    reasoning. Among them is Aristotle who greatly exploited the concept of the right. Aristotle’s concept of the right One may wonder what ‘right’ means or what is meant by actions being right. According to Aristotle, an action is considered to be right if the action is done in a way that it corresponds to virtues that are moral. He further emphasizes the fact that there is need for the agent who does an action to be in the right mind alongside maintaining a certain standard. Aristotle explores the case

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    Poetic Justice

    Poetic Justice More and more people want the easy life, a life with no problems and no limitations. People strive to be the next breakthrough, the next star. But is it worth the risk; is it worth gambling your life on? In the short story “Poetic Justice”, written by Diana Appleyard, Jed Cunningham takes the jump, leaving all opportunities of graduation behind, to be a free man, to be a poet. Jed Cunningham is a freedom fighter a man who does not want to be one of the regular guys, he wants to be

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    Aristotle Crystal Lancaster Philosophy 105 10/31/2013 Martha Stillman Aristotle(384-322 B.C.E.) Was one of the greatest thinkers of all time? He was the teacher of Alexander the Great and a student of Plato. Aristotle was also one of the most important figures in Western Philosophy. His writings were some of the first to incorporate ethics, logic, science, and metaphysics

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    Poetic Justice

    Poetic Justice “Poetic Justice” is a short story written by Diana Appleyard, the short story was published in 2004. The short story is about a woman, who was invited to her class reunion, she starts to think of her old boyfriend Jed Cunningham, the thought of him made her think back at the time that they had together. “His name burnt its way into her soul.” (p.1. l.5) Jed Cunningham was the coolest person in school, everybody looked up to him, and he even made his own style. “The coolest of the

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    Aristotle

    1. Aristotle discusses three candidates for the good life. Briefly describe each. • The life of consumption or gratification- a good life as merely the indulgence of self-desires and wants. For example, the thought that the more money or successful one is the happier one will be. • The life of honor - a good life depends upon others and their views of us so it is not desirable for its own sake. For example, a soldier serving in the military and aiming to achieve the highest honor. • The life

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    Poetics Lottery-Bourne

    Aristotle’s Poetics Reflected In “The Lottery” And The Bourne Identity “The Lottery” reflects Aristotle’s Poetics in many ways, such as, the arrangement of incidents. In establishing the plot, Jackson lays out the tragedy clearly by first having the most eager group of the community, the children, gathering then followed by the other townsfolk. One action is as the children arrive they began to pile stones that we later discover to be most crucial in the ending

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    Aristotle

    Aristotle took a teleological approach to nearly all his studies, as he thought that determining natural purposes was the path to the most fundamental principles governing the world. Thus, in biology, he sought to understand the purposes of various organs and characterized species in light of these purposes. Regarding ethics and politics, he tried to establish that man's purpose was to participate in the political community, since what separates him from the animals is reason and language (which

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    Nicomachean Ethics By: Mikah Friesen        In this paper, I will reconstruct Aristotle's arguments in Book 2, chapter 5 of his Nicomachean Ethics.  In this chapter, Aristotle tries to determine what a virtue is and continues as follows.  He assumes that virtue is something in the soul and that there are only three kinds of things in the soul.  He then gives several lesser arguments intended to show that virtue is not equal with the first two of the three kinds of things in the soul.  He then

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    Poetic Analysis

    Poetic perspectives on “On First Looking into Chapman’s Homer” Reading the poem by John Keats, I was actually disappointed because I could not interpret the poem well enough to something bigger than Keats’ amazement to Chapman’s translations of Homer’s stories. Maybe due to my lack of expertise in poetry, I did not find it very amusing. It was quite easy to understand, but it did not seem as meaningful to me. In the opening lines, Keats speaks of his long endeavors and exciting journeys which

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    Aristotle-the Politics

    Aristotle believes that the chief ingredient for a life of happiness is virtue. Virtue is a state of the soul that disposes and prompts our actions and is meant to guide our behaviors in society and enable us to practice moderation. Aristotle believes that human happiness, which is not to be equated with the simple-minded pursuit of pleasure, stems from fulfilling human potentialities. These potentialities can be identified by rational choice, practical judgment, and recognition of the value of choosing

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    Aristotle

    Running head: ARISTOTLE Aristotle Lakeela McClinton, Daniel Ogden and Casara Williams University of Phoenix Aristotle For many centuries there have been many philosophers that are remembered throughout history. Some are remembered only for their small impacts years later through books and secondhand information. Philosophy still holds a special place within society due to many philosophers that have spanned one’s lifetime current and not so current. This biography will focus on the philosopher

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    Aristotles Poetics in Apology by Plato

    Jane Doe Professor Urkel ENG-225 24 February 2012 Application of Aristotle's Poetics in the work Apology by Plato According to Aristotle, the criterion that is expressed in Poetics should be based on the matter, subjects and method. For example; for matter, the melody, rhythm and language are the key considerations to be looked into. The subjects in Poetics usually bring out the character traits that are related to human characteristics. This is what brings out the difference between tragic

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    to Philosophy Professor: V. Bartolini Date Written: May 1st, 2002 Aristotle Aristotle was born in 289 BC, as the son of Nichomachus. He was born at Stagira in Macedonia, which is located on the northwest coast of the Aegean Sea in Northern Greece. His farther was a friend and also the physician of the King of Macedonia. Since Aristotle's’ farther was so close to the King of Macedonia, Aristotle spent a great deal of his childhood time at the court. Being at the court would later

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    Aristotle

    When discussing politics there are numerous questions that require answers. What will be discussed in this essay is the question many people have longed to have an answer for. What is politics? By regurgitating Aristotle and Thomas Hobbes in this essay, we will get to define politics. Aristotle believes that man is naturally geared towards the well being of a community whereas Thomas Hobbes believes the exact opposite. Hobbes believes that humans are individually minded and only focus on themselves

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    2. Aristotle believed that if individual horses did not exist, there would be no such thing as the form horse. Is this correct? * I believe Aristotle was incorrect by saying there could be no form of a horse if there were no actual physical particular horse with which to base the form on. I justify this based on my understanding of the notion of a form, namely – the form of the object is purely human convention that assigns words to concepts and then judges wheter particular objects conform to

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    Aristotle

    Aristotle As I get to understand Aristotle and his understandings I see that his whole perspective is that every human’s goal in life is to achieve ultimate happiness. Happiness is what all of our ultimate goals are, Aristotle saw it as a simple thing that could be in some cases hard to achieve because you have to bring into play pleasure as well. He insisted that at least minimum pleasure was required for ultimate happiness. Because although happiness is desired for itself it is not used to obtain

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    Poetic Justice

    Poetic Justice Many of us would not let go of who we are. We do not like the fact that we are getting older, this scares a lot of us to death. Suddenly we have to be grownups and act like one. Another thing we experienced when we were younger was our first love. It would, for many people, be awkward t meet their old boy- or girlfriend again. Time really changes us and we do not always want to do the same thing as others. The short story, Poetic Justice, written by Diana Appleyard, is about a woman

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    Aristotle

    researched and found that Aristotle takes much of his notion on friendship from politics. Research papers on Aristotle's view of friendship looks at the philosophy of Aristotle and explicates how this philosophy boils down to politics and virtue in a man. Aristotle's treatment of friendship, including his definitions of friendship, is found within his work on ethics, the "Nicomachean Ethics." Friendship is included within his discussion of his general ethical theory. Aristotle bases his ethical theory

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    Aristotle

    Philosophy 102-640 Short Paper #2 The various options for understanding “God” were mentioned by both Aristotle and Aquinas. Aristotle strongly believed in the world of nature. He thought that there were heavenly bodies that moved eternally in great circles. Furthermore, Aristotle believed that every moving substance changes their position constantly, but in a perfect regular way, without beginning or ending (Melchert, p.176). His theory was that there must be, “something that moves things without

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    Aristotle

    Aristotle (b. 384 - d. 322 BC), was a Greek philosopher, logician, and scientist. Along with his teacher Plato, Aristotle is generally regarded as one of the most influential ancient thinkers in a number of philosophical fields, including political theory. Aristotle’s’ writing reflects his time, background and beliefs. Aristotle was born at Stagira, in Macedonia. His father, Nichomacus, was the personal physician to the King of Macedonia, Amyntas. At the age of seventeen, Aristotle

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    make proper decisions of ethical manner as they cannot be swayed with emotion and passion. This statement is a matter of theory because Aristotle feels as if younger individuals cannot make rational decisions or moral choice because they lack the knowledge and experience to make these decisions. I believe that this theory has its truths due to the way that Aristotle feels it relates to certain situations, like someone being a judge and making rulings of matters in which they have had previously made

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    Aristotle

    Ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle, together with Socrates and Plato, laid much of the groundwork for western philosophy. IN THESE GROUPS * FAMOUS PHILOSOPHERS * FAMOUS PEOPLE WHO MADE DISCOVERIES * FAMOUS GREEKS * FAMOUS PEOPLE WHO DIED IN GREECE Show All Groups 1 of 3  « » QUOTES “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” —Aristotle Synopsis Ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle was born circa 384 B.C. in Stagira, Greece. When he turned 17, he enrolled in Plato’s

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    Arthur, Miller, “Tragedy and Common Man” & Aristotle Poetics

    Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Arthur, Miller, “Tragedy and Common man” & Aristotle Poetics A tragic hero according Aristotle’s Poetics, is an ideal noble man with a flaw. Oedipus fits into the context of a flawed man, a man with given stature, and catharsis that propel him into a tragic hero. Oedipus as a tragic hero is caring concerned king whom the people trusted and loved. However, his impulsive temper caused him to make mistakes. On, the other, hand, Willie Lowman was a tragic hero

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    Aristotle and Epicurus

    Aristotle and Epicurus “We should not view the young man as happy, but rather the old man whose life has been fortunate.” This quotation is from Epicurus. Epicurus tried to find the key of happiness as did Aristotle. Although they have different theories of happiness, they both agreed on the idea that all human actions aim to reach complete happiness. Happiness is something that can be defined differently by each individual.  Every person would have a different idea on how we reach happiness. For

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    Summary of Aristotle's Poetics

    Aristotle’s Poetics I have been fortunate enough to have read Aristotle’s Poetics numerous times, from a variety of different aspects. This fascinating piece of literature opens up a new way of thought in terms of analyzing literary context together with art; it is amazing that Aristotle was so well disposed in terms of literary analysis given his time period. Aristotle is able to expand our understanding of that which is being reflected through art. In his poetics, Aristotle also shows us how

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    Aristotle Ethics

    and ethics is still widely influenced and used today. Aristotle was an ancient Greek philosopher born about 2400 years ago. Aristotle moved to Athens after the death of both his parents to study at Plato’s Academy. He quickly became one of the most outstanding students at the Academy. Aristotle moved to different locations after the death of Plato and remained in Chalcis where he owned his estate until his death in November 322. Aristotle had five main points of his ethical philosophy happiness

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    concept of virtue lead to what Aristotle calls the “moral theory of virtue” as it is a combination of these parts. In his attempt to explain the theory of moral virtue and, for that matter, the central goal, eudaimonia, Aristotle describes the important concept of finding middle ground in one’s life or, achieving a balance. In line with the theory of moral virtue Aristotle contends that to achieve these aims and reach eudaimonia, one of the most important lessons Aristotle teaches in the theory of moral

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    Poetic Justice

    The story are wrote by Diana Appleyard The story ” Poetic Justice” is a story about a mother whose selfesteem is at its lowest and she has no confidence in her self. The mother is sitting at her computer looking at her chat side, when she sees the name of her old boyfriend Jed Cunningham. Jed was the cool kid who didn’t care about school and rouls, he was going to be a poet and move to Ireland. Jed didn’t realize that the fact that he didn’t care about anything would be the reason why he later

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    Poetic Justice

    in which you analyse and interpret the short story Poetic Justice. Your essay must include the following points: • A characterization of Jed Cunningham • The narrator’s image of herself • The significance of their youthful relationship • Comment on the language and the point of view • The theme(s) • The title Text: Poetic Justice, a short story by Diana Appleyard, published in Days of Wine and Roses, Black Swan, London 2004. Poetic Justice Emil Lindgaard Nielsen The short story pivots

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    Aristotle

    Dr. Katherine Heenan English 472 Spring 2007 February 20, 2007 Aristotle’s Life and the Rhetoric Books I and II Aristotle (384-322 BCE) • Aristotle was a student of Plato’s who disagreed with his mentor over the place of public speaking in Athenian life • born in Macedonia about the time Plato was opening the Academy in Athens • age seven went to Athens and entered the Academy--stayed on as teacher; left 20 yrs later on Plato’s death in 347 • Was ineligible to inherit

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    Poetic Justice

    Essay on Diana Appleyard, “Poetic justice” 2004 Do you know the feeling of being stock in the past? You just can’t let go of the strong emotions and the dream you were in at the time. All these feelings are made by one person, who you thought was the one. It is like you lived alone whit the one and wake up alone. In the loneliness the only thing that existed were you and he/she, and nothing else. Until the day, where the bubble broke. And the one left you behind. Maybe he/she wanted something

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    Aristotle

    Throughout his life, Aristotle paid particularly close attention to the notion of happiness. In Aristotle’s opinion, happiness is achieved by obtaining the highest good by living a good life. However, living a good life in accordance with Aristotle’s views can be difficult. He believes that in order to live a good life, one must constantly seek to fulfill the bodily needs. To do so, one must live with moral and intellectual virtues at all times. Aristotle believed that living with moral and intellectual

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    Aristotle

    ARISTOTLE According to Aristotle, there is nothing beyond happiness that we could ever want. Our ultimate purpose in life is to strive for happiness. Aristotle’s way to happiness is a very good guideline to follow for people to bring happiness in their life. In this paper I am going to discuss why pleasure can’t amount to happiness alone, what Aristotle says we need to attain happiness, and my thoughts on happiness and why I agree with Aristotle. For my first point, pleasure can’t amount to

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    Aristotle and the Soul

    Aristotle and the Soul Versus Health Care Ashley Pagan Introduction to Philosophy Dr. J May 26, 2012 Aristotle and the Soul Versus Health Care While Aristotle did not believe in a supernatural Creator or God, he did believe in the human soul. However, Aristotle’s beliefs concerning the human soul differed from the thoughts of those of Plato under whom he studied. Aristotle believed that the soul or “ultimate purpose” describes one’s unique purpose within the natural order (Chaffee, 2011)

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    Poetic Appreciation and Analysis

    CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION Background of the Study Poetry is perpetually re-creating language. It helps understand the world by sharpening our own senses, by making us more sensitive to life. Poetry is thought that is felt. Aristotle says, “There is nothing in the intellect that is not first in the senses”. The poet uses figures of speech and creates images-imitations of life, words that evoke mental pictures and appeal to our senses. The essence of poetry is, according to the different types

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