The Requirements of Virtue

Musings on what a society needs to be virtuous

From Socrates to the Stoics, Virtue is stressed as the dominant and necessary part of living a good-life.

There are variations in this formula — for example, Aristotle thinks that auxiliary goods are good things that add to happiness and the Stoics think that auxiliary goods don’t add to a Virtuous life.



Philosophical investigations and reflections — from the Stoics to the Existentialists.

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Matthew David

Philosopher. Writer. Coffee Addict. I write about Philosophy from the Ancient Greeks to Existentialism. ←Learn more here