Aristotle’s Analysis of Evil in De Virtutibus et Vitiis

In: RePresenting Magic, UnDoing Evil: Of Human Inner Light and Darkness

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Elements of Aristotle’s disposition towards evil and vice can be traced in several parts of his treatises, especially in Nicomachean Ethics. In some cases this dispersal of references asks for further inquiry as for whether Aristotle’s view upon bad character, vicious soul and evil act should be recognized as a coherent, concise statement or as an unsystematic one.