Alexis Elder

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Minnesota Duluth.

Recent blog posts by this author

Aristotle on Why Some Friendships Are Evil

Good friendships seem worth celebrating. But for many of us, tensions can appear from time to time between being a good friend and doing “the right thing.” When faced with, for example, a situation where it’s tempting to lie to cover for a friend,...

Aristotle Can Help You Know Whether to Fire Off that Text or Email

Suppose you want to get in touch with a friend. Once, your options for doing so might have been sparse: pick up the phone or write a letter. But these days, you have to decide: Should you call or text, use Snapchat, or reach out on Twitter,...