Tagged: justice

Analects of the Core: Aristotle on friendship and justice

Between friends there is no need for justice, but people who are just still need the quality of friendship; and indeed friendliness is considered to be justice in the fullest sense. It is not only a necessary thing but a splendid one. – Aristotle, Nichomachean Ethics

Analects of the Core: Aeschylus on marriage

Marriage of man and wife is Fate itself, stronger than oaths, and Justice guards its life. But if one destroys the other and you relent – no revenge, not a glance in anger — then I say your manhunt of Orestes is unjust. – Apollo addressing the Leader,  in Aeschylus’s Eumenides, the final play in […]