Chapter 29. Friendship

  1. Georgios Anagnostopoulos Professor
  1. Michael Pakaluk Professor Director

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305661.ch29

A Companion to Aristotle

A Companion to Aristotle

How to Cite

Pakaluk, M. (2009) Friendship, in A Companion to Aristotle (ed G. Anagnostopoulos), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305661.ch29

Editor Information

  1. University of California, San Diego, USA

Author Information

  1. Institute for the Psychological Sciences, Arlington, VA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 30 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122238

Online ISBN: 9781444305661



  • friendship - two initial difficulties;
  • three kinds of friendship;
  • resolution of difficulties;
  • egoism and altruism in friendship;
  • extended friendships;
  • a friend as other self


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Two Initial Difficulties

  • Three Kinds of Friendship

  • Resolution of the Difficulties

  • Egoism and Altruism in Friendship

  • Extended Friendships

  • A Friend as “Other Self”

  • Bibliography