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Understanding Friendships

Understanding Friendships

Aristotle categorized friendships into three types: utility, pleasure, and true friendship, each valuable in its way.

  • Utility friendships: Based on mutual benefits and practical needs.
  • Pleasure friendships: Rooted in shared enjoyment and interests.
  • True friendships: Built on mutual respect, love, and shared values.


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Aristotle's timeless wisdom on living well transcends the ages, offering profound insights that remain relevant today. Edith Hall, a renowned British classicist, delves into Aristotle's teachings, revealing how they can guide us to a fulfilling and happy life. This article explores the key lessons from Aristotle's philosophy on how to live a purposeful life, make better decisions, and cultivate meaningful relationships.

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