„Life, liberty, and the pursuit of property were just what Aristotle did not talk about. They are the conditions of happiness; but the essence of happiness, according to Aristotle, is virtue. So the moderns decided to deal with the conditions and to let happiness take care of itself.“

— Allan Bloom, “Commerce and Culture,” p. 284.

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Filósofo e professor norte-americano. 1930 - 1992
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