Analysis Of Aristotle 's ' The Great Gatsby '

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Magnificence Aristotle is a strong believer that a man should master the art of spending his riches, he believes that everything that is at our disposal can be used well or badly, especially currency. He states that just because a man has unlimited access to money, that doesn’t mean that said man should make unnecessary, extravagant, and outrageous purchases. To the contrary, a man should always be strategic on how he spends his money and always focus on getting the best result from his purchases. Aristotle believes that the virtuous man will never spend beyond what it is right and will never spend his money for the sake of showing off his wealth. “The deficiency of this state of character is called niggardliness.” When a man takes part in excess vulgarity he displays weakness of character and a lack of taste. Aristotle conveys that magnificence is a virtue tied with wealth, but only dealing with the expenditure of said wealth. He believes that “the magnificent man is like an artist; for he can see what is fitting and spend large sums tastefully.” The man who has mastered magnificence will always indulge in big expenditures with a fitting result. These results will always be worthy of the expense, and the expense will always be worthy of these results. The magnificent man will spend his riches for the sake of honor and not for the sake of flaunting his wealth. Charity When it comes to charity Kant recommends that we should all be involved in it and donate to

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