Ideas of Ariston, by Theme

[Greek, 290 - 230 BCE, Born on the island of Chios. Taught by Zeno of Citium, the founder of the Stoic movement. Lectured in the Cynosarges.]

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2. Reason / C. Styles of Reason / 1. Dialectic
Like spiderswebs, dialectical arguments are clever but useless [Diog. Laertius]
23. Ethics / C. Virtue Theory / 2. Elements of Virtue Theory / f. The Mean
The chief good is indifference to what lies midway between virtue and vice [Diog. Laertius]
23. Ethics / D. Deontological Ethics / 1. Deontology
Ariston says rules are useless for the virtuous and the non-virtuous [Annas]