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Aristotle was a Greek philosopher whose ideologies had a major influence on later philosophy, medieval Latin and Arabic thought, and Renaissance and early modern philosophy. He is largely regarded as one of the most important figures in philosophy. Happiness, according to Aristotle, is the highest form of good which means living a good life. This is one of the reasons why finding happiness has become the life purpose of many people around the world. However, despite man’s efforts to achieve...
This essay is going to be talking about whether achieving happiness is just a matter of good luck or if there is more to it than that. It will be considering the Greek philosopher Aristotle’s response to this question and will also be looking at what achieves a person’s happiness. Achieving happiness comes from many different things at different times throughout an individual’s life. For example, a teenager might be happy going outside with friends or going to parties, whereas...
Luck is defined by the English dictionary as “the good things that happen to you, that do not come from your abilities or effort”. This suggests that luck is something supernatural and a given birthright, dictated by fate and natural occurrences. However, is it so? Psychologist Richard Wiseman found that luck is completely a matter of how we choose to look at our lives after years of investigation. The people who consider themselves lucky are the ones who recognize their...