Harald Thorsrud – “Voldemort’s Agents, Malfoy’s Cronies, and Hagrid’s Chums: Friendship in Harry Potter”

One of the surest signs of friendship is the willingness to help out in bad times.

(from Harry Potter and Philosophy edited by David Bagget and Shawn E. Klein)

Key points:

Three types of friendship:

  1. Useful Friends
  2. Pleasant Friends
  3. Admirable Friends

Sources in article

  • Michael Pakaluk , Aristotle, Nichomachean Ethics, Books VIII and IX
  • Aristotle, Nichomachean Ethics