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148—Being Is Higher Than Not Being—Christopher Mirus

Nov 18, 2022

Christopher V. Mirus, your host’s older brother, is a philosophy
professor on the College of Dallas, and writer of the brand new e-book
Being Is Higher Than Not Being: The Metaphysics of Goodness and
Magnificence in Aristotle
. On this episode he discusses being a
thinker within the Aristotelian custom, compares Aristotle’s
mental and pedagogical strategy with Plato’s, and touches on
some themes from his e-book.

How does Aristotle establish goodness with the power to be
contemplated – even within the sphere of ethics? What’s the relation
between friendship and contemplation? How can we name “stunning”
issues as completely different as a morally virtuous human motion, the elements
of animals, the orbits of the heavenly spheres, and God Himself?
What does Aristotle imply when he says that being is best than not


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