On Pride

[Editor’s note: This is part 1 of what will be a year-long series reflecting on how 12 vices— as referenced and discussed worldwide- applies to the legal profession. It does not aim to be completi... Read More

On Courage

Courage is probably the virtue Aristotle spends the longest on in the Nicomachean Ethics, coming in at a whopping four chapters in Book III. Too much makes you crazy and rash; too little makes you a f... Read More

On Ambition

Ambition is described as having a loving of honor, and is described as being related to being great-souled or magnanimous. Although Aristotle doesn’t have a word for the correct amount of ambition, ... Read More