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Posted by anonymous on June 07, 1999 at 14:59:35:
In Reply to: Re: Aristotle vs. the Bible posted by prometheus on April 13, 1999 at 19:13:03:
: : Where in Ethics or Politics can I back up that Aristotle relied on innate human goodness rather then the Bible relying on the 10 commandments? How about the Bible(specifically Jesus and Moses) taught and led differently then Aristotle said you should?
: I'm not sure exactly what your looking for, but for the most part Aristotles opinions are fairly compatible with the bible. In fact if you are familar with Tomas Aquainus you will know that he used aristotle's philosophy to lay the ground work of most of Catholic theology.
: When a man at my college gave a lecture on friendship,he claimed that the Bible opposed Aristotle on this issue.However,the Bible takes friendship as seriously as Aristotle does.After all,in the Gospel of John Jesus says to His apostles,"I do not call you servants but friends..."
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