Study Questions and Suggested Essay Topics
What role did teleology play in Aristotle's corpus?
For Aristotle, what is virtue and how do we acquire it?
In what way does Aristotle's treatment of poetics reflect his scientific background?
Suggested Essay Topics
How does Aristotle's response to Plato's Theory of Forms reflect his more general departure from his former master?
How does the concept of the Unmoved Mover play into both natural philosophy and theology?
What kind of attitude did Aristotle bear toward Plato as his own career flourished?
What is wisdom for Aristotle and how does one acquire it?
To what extent does Aristotle and his body of work remain relevant in modern learning?
How did Aristotle make the transition from his Ethics to his Politics?
Characterize Aristotle's contributions to biology and their lasting significance.
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