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Aristotle by Mind Map: Aristotle

1. Friendship is necessary to perfect one's relationships with others for humans.

1.1. Pleasure (sensual)

1.2. Utility (useful)

1.3. Virtue (charater building)

1.3.1. Intellectual Philosophical Practical

1.3.2. Moral Habit of acting at the mean between 2 extremes of behavior. Mean: the middle Habit: takes time. it must be second nature. Humans are NOT born virtuous. Opposite of Plato's thinking.

1.3.3. The best type of friendship because it leads to happiness. Happiness: Main goal to be achieved by humans. Rich Good looking Not a laborer Good friends Political power Happiness = Virtue

2. "Man is by nature, a social animal."