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The Blackwell guide to Aristotle's Nicomachean ethics / edited by Richard Kraut.

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Subject: Aristotle. Nicomachean ethics.
Nicomachean ethics (Aristotle)
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780470776513
  • ISBN: 047077651X
  • ISBN: 1405153148
  • ISBN: 9781405153140
  • ISBN: 1280286121
  • ISBN: 9781280286124
  • ISBN: 9786610286126
  • ISBN: 6610286124
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 384 pages).
  • Publisher: Malden, MA ; Blackwell Pub., 2006.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Aristotle's ethical treatises / Chris Bobonich -- Human good and human function / Gavin Lawrence -- How to justify ethical propositions : Aristotle's method / Richard Kraut -- The central doctrine of the mean / Rosalind Hursthouse -- Aristotle on moral virtue and the fine / Gabriel Richardson Lear -- Aristotle on the voluntary / Susan Sauvé Meyer -- Aristotle on greatness of soul / Roger Crisp -- Aristotle's justice / Charles M. Young -- Aristotle on the virtues of thought / C.D.C. Reeve -- The practical syllogism / Paula Gottlieb -- Acrasia and self-control / A.W. Price -- Pleasure and pain in Aristotle's ethics / Dorothea Frede -- The Nicomachean account of Philia / Jennifer Whiting -- Aristotle's political ethics / Malcom Schofield -- Aquinas, natural law, and Aristotelian eudaimonism / T.H. Irwin -- Aristotle and contemporary ethics / Sarah Broadie.
Summary: Consists of sixteen essays on one of the most widely studied texts in the history of ethics. This book discusses the human good, the general nature of virtue, the distinctive characteristics of particular virtues, voluntariness, self-control, and pleasure. It illuminates Aristotle's ethics for both scholars and students new to the work.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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