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Basic Ideas of Man: Series 1, Lecture 4 | Character As The Highest Good


Aristotle, Definer of the Ethical Way“Nor is there any point perhaps so distinctive of the virtuous man as his power of seeing the truth in all cases, because he is, as it were, the standard and measure of all things” — (Welldon, pp. 72-73)Series 1 – Lecture 4 |  Pamphlet 36pp ……. Lecture Series One of the Basic Ideas of Man introduces the reader to the lives and message of twelve celebrated teachers of the East and West, whose impact on world culture has been deep and enduring. Many names are familiar, Plato, Buddha, St. Paul and Confucius. Others are less familiar, but no less important, like Maimonides, the celebrated Jewish scholastic philosopher, and Jalal-ud-din, the Eastern mystic more commonly known as Rumi.