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Aristotle's Nicomachean ethics : a critical guide / edited by Jon Miller.

Miller, Jon, 1970- (Added Author).
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Subject: Aristotle. Nicomachean ethics.
Nicomachean ethics (Aristotle)
Ethics.
Genre: Electronic book.
Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781139127226
  • ISBN: 1139127225
  • ISBN: 9780511977626
  • ISBN: 051197762X
  • ISBN: 9781139116565
  • ISBN: 1139116568
  • ISBN: 9781139114394
  • ISBN: 1139114395
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 290 pages) : illustrations.
  • Publisher: Cambridge ; Cambridge University Press, ¬©2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction / Jon Miller -- Textual issues. On the unity of the Nicomachean ethics / Michael Pakaluk -- Happiness. Living for the sake of an ultimate end / Susan Sauvé Meyer -- Contemplation and eudaimonia in the Nicomachean ethics / Norman O. Dahl -- Aristotle on eudaimonia, nous, and divinity / A.A. Long -- Philosophical psychology. Aristotle's definition of non-rational pleasure and pain and desire / Klaus Corcilius -- Non-rational desire and Aristotle's moral psychology / Giles Pearson -- Aristotle, agents, and action / Iakovos Vasilou -- Perfecting pleasures: the metaphysics of pleasure in Nicomachean ethics X / Christopher Shields -- Inappropriate passion / Stephen Leighton -- Virtues. Beauty and morality in Aristotle / T.H. Irwin -- Justice in the Nicomachean ethics book V / Hallvard Fossheim.
Summary: "Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics is one of the most important ethical treatises ever written, and has had a profound influence on the subsequent development of ethics and moral psychology. This collection of newly-commissioned essays, written by both senior and younger scholars in the field, presents a thorough and close examination of the work. The essays address a broad range of issues including the compositional integrity of the Ethics, the nature of desire, the value of emotions, happiness, and the virtues. The result is a volume which will challenge and advance the scholarship on the Ethics, establishing new ways of viewing and appreciating the work for all scholars of Aristotle"--. Provided by publisher.
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