Meditation of the Day: What Aristotle Knew

Aristotle is among my philosophical heroes, and this observation captures one of the reasons why:

Everything ideal has a natural basis and everything natural an ideal development. (The Life of Reason, vol. 1.)

With this brief sentence George Santayana beautifully articulated one of Aristotle’s foundational insights into the nature of things.

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