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Cognition of value in Aristotle's ethics : promise of enrichment, threat of destruction / Deborah Achtenberg.

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

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  • ISBN: 0585471207
  • ISBN: 9780585471204
  • ISBN: 0791453715
  • ISBN: 9780791453711
  • ISBN: 0791453723
  • ISBN: 9780791453728
  • ISBN: 9780791488638
  • ISBN: 0791488632
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 218 pages).
  • Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2002.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-213) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Machine generated contents note: 1. Valuable Particulars -- 2. Ethics and Moral Theory -- 3. Ethics and Metaphysics -- 4. Mean -- 5. Analogy, Habit, Beauty, Unexpectedness -- 6. Emotions as Perceptions of Value -- Conclusion: Imaginative Construction.
Summary, etc.: Annotation. Arguing that metaphysics is centraI to ethics for Aristotle, Achetenberg (philosophy, U. of Nevada, Reno) uses a variety of strategies including textual interpretation as well as broader types of interpretation--elucidation of terms and their meanings in English, examination of a variety of texts from ancient Greek thought, and comparison of Aristotle's views with those of other philosophers and thinkers of different types. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.
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