[LMB] AKICOTL--ON topic: source for Aral's honor/reputation line?
kcollett at hamilton.edu
Fri Apr 3 00:34:45 BST 2009
On Apr 2, 2009, at 7:00 AM, Ed Burkhead wrote:
> I think that Aral's definition of honor versus reputation is a
> assignment, trying to make rational use of words treated with
> and contradictory use by most people.
> I haven't found any philosophical or dictionary discrimination like
> I think it may be original with Lois or brought to us from her life
> But, Lois's/Aral's definitions of the words provide a useful
> on which to base one's life and behavior.
> For philosophical online links to a similar discussion of honor versus
> reputation, here's what I found in the time available:
> Not much, I'm afraid.
Thanks! I've passed your suggestions on to my friend.
I did find this possible antecedent:
> Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness
> that we deserve them. ~Aristotle
> from http://www.quotegarden.com/integrity.html
Is anyone else aware of similar pre-Milton sentiments? Or the context
of Aristotle's remark?
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