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Aristotle's Nicomachean ethics : an introduction / Michael Pakaluk.

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Subject: Aristotle. Nicomachean ethics.
Aristote Éthique à Nicomaque.
Nicomachean ethics (Aristotle)
Ethics, Ancient.
Morale ancienne.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 0511130724
  • ISBN: 9780511130724
  • ISBN: 051112919X
  • ISBN: 9780511129193
  • ISBN: 9780511802041
  • ISBN: 0511802048
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 342 pages)
  • Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2005.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 332-337) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 1. Reading Aristotle's 'Ethics' -- 2. An outline of the goal of human life -- 3. Character-related virtue -- 4. Actions as signs of character -- 5. Some particular character-related virtues -- 6. Justice as a particular character-related virtue -- 7. Thinking-related virtue -- 8. Arkrasia, or failure of self-control -- 9. Friendship -- 10. Pleasure -- 11. Happiness in outline.
Summary: Michael Pakaluk offers a thorough and lucid examination of Aristotle's 'Nicomachean Ethics', uncovering its motivations and basic views while paying careful attention to its arguments. His book will be invaluable for all student readers encountering one of the most important and influential works of Western philosophy.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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