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Aristotle

  • By: Stephen T. Schroth
  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

Aristotle arguably initiated the study of ethics with his examination of philosophical questions raised earlier by Socrates and Plato. In defining ethos, or character, Aristotle focused on individuals who possessed well-chosen habits of behavior that led to ...

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