Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics (Focus Philosophical Library Series)

Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics Questions

Join the discussion about Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics by asking a new question or answering an existing question.


barbara s #85531
Apr 10, 2009 10:49 PM

Report abuse


Do You think Aristotle would agree that student and teacher can be friends?

Answer this question


jill d #170087
Nov 09, 2011 11:23 AM

Report abuse

Yes, I believe he would agree with that assumption. Aristotle didn't believe that people could claim "many" friends, and companionship is the most necessary ingredient. I believe that the relationship between and educator and student might be considered companionship, but you also have to look at the "context" of the friendship. There's a line a teacher should never cross as a student's friend; there's a mark of prefessionalism that should ALWAYS be adhered to. Aristotole's students were far different that our students today.

Join for free to answer this question.

Existing Users

New Users

Yes No

Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics Essays and Related Content