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Aristotle and the Stoics (Cambridge Philological Society by F. H. Sandbach

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This solution springs from the dogma that 'good' means 'morally good'. This was not something with which Aristotle was concerned and what he says cannot have been helpful to Zeno in his attempt to solve a different problem. On one point, and an important one, Aristotle differed from Xenocrates. He insisted (<>twpep&t ()' 'icrc:o~ ou 11lKp6v, EN 1098 b 31) that happiness was not a static condition (E~t<;) but an activity (tvepyeta). Long suggests (76) that the Stoics consciously replaced Aristotle's view, that happiness is an activity, by their own, that it is a state that does not admit of degrees (5ui9&crt<;).

That is why its formula can be identified with God. 11) and form (el8o~). A statue is made by imposition of form on the material bronze; bronze is a form imposed on the material copper and tin; copper a form imposed on the elements. 1']. It has been denied that Aristotle did in fact make use of this concept, most recently" by W. Charlton (1970) 129-45, but this has not been widely accepted. The phrase aJtotoc; UAJ] does not occur in his writings, it is true, but there may be passages which imply the conception.

BI In these circumstances we' should resign ourselves to confessing that we can with confidence neither assert nor deny that Zeno was directly influenced or even influenced at all -by Aristotle's distinction of UAll and e\Sci<;. rt, were contrasted as active and passive, to :n:otouv and to naoxov. Aristotle makes much use of the opposition between :n:ou::1v and :n:aoxetv, and this has been seen as confirming his influence on Zeno. 11 at gen. an. 724 b. 11v Ka\ :n:aoxov il m<; e\M<; n Kat :n:owf>v.

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