Single Idea 2685

[catalogued under 23. Ethics / C. Virtue Theory / 4. External Goods / d. Friendship]

Full Idea

The Greek 'philia' is much wider than our "friendship"; it includes family relationships, and business relationships and membership of institutions.

Gist of Idea

The Greek 'philia' covers all good and fruitful relationships


John M. Cooper (Aristotle on Friendship [1977], p.301)

Book Reference

'Essays on Aristotle's Ethics', ed/tr. Rorty,Amélie Oksenberg [University of California 1980], p.301