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2. On the Parts of Animals, 4 books on physiology. 3. On the Motion of Animals. 4. On the Progression of Animals, 1 book on the mechanical aspects of physiology. 5. On the Generation of Animals, 5 books on embryology and reproduction. IV. Works on Psychology. 1. On the Soul, 3 books on the nature, functions, and elements of the soul, considered to be the foundation of all modern psychological studies. 2. A collection of 9 treatises on specific areas of psychological investigation, collectively known as the Parva Naturalia, and including such works as: On Sense Perception, On Memory and Recollection, On Sleep, On Dreams.
On Interpretation, a treatise on philosophical terminology in general, with emphasis on the theory and analysis of propositions used to show relations between concepts. 3. Prior Analytics, 2 books on the laws of syllogistic reasoning and the proper use of the syllogism. 4. Posterior Analytics, 2 books on methods of demonstration and definition. Page 9 5. The Topics, 8 books on dialectical inferences, probability, and the use of the syllogism. 6. On Sophistical Refutations, a treatise on the solution of Sophist fallacies and the refutation of false syllogisms.
The highest good and the end toward which all human activity is directed is happiness, which can be defined as continuous contemplation of eternal and universal truth. 2. One attains happiness by a virtuous life and the development of reason and the faculty of theoretical wisdom. For this one requires sufficient external goods to ensure health, leisure, and the opportunity for virtuous action. 3. Moral virtue is a relative mean between extremes of excess and deficiency, and in general the moral life is one of moderation in all things except virtue.
Aristotle's Ethics (Cliffs Notes) by Charles H Patterson, Robert J Milch