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Genre: Ethics
Author: Aristoteles
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Release: 1951
File: 304 Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:248543482

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Author: Aristoteles
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Release: 1906
File: Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:313455668

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This work contains Artistotle's views on what makes a good human life. It has served as an influence on the history of ideas and offers insights into the human condition.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Aristotle
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
Release: 1996
File: 287 Pages
ISBN-13: 185326461X

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An excellent new translation and commentary. It will serve newcomers as an informative, accessible introduction to the Nicomachean Ethics and to many issues in Aristotle’s philosophy, but also has much to offer advanced scholars. The commentary is noteworthy for its frequent citations of relevant passages from other works in Aristotle’s corpus, which often shed new light on the texts. Reeve’s translation is meticulous: it hits the virtuous mean--accurate and technical, yet readable--between translation’s vicious extremes of faithlessness and indigestibility.--Jessica Moss, New York University

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Genre: Philosophy
Author: Aristotle
Publisher: Hackett Publishing
Release: 2014-02-26
File: 504 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781624661198

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Presents Aristotle's celebrated work setting forth his system of moral philosophy.

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Genre: Philosophy
Author: Aristotle
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Release: 2012-04-23
File: 339 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780226026756

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'Happiness, then, is the best, noblest, and most pleasant thing in the world.' In the Nicomachean Ethics Aristotle's guiding question is: what is the best thing for a human being? His answer is happiness, but he means, not something we feel, but rather a specially good kind of life. Happiness is made up of activities in which we use the best human capacities, both ones that contribute to our flourishing as members of a community, and ones that allow us to engage in god-like contemplation. Contemporary ethical writings on the role and importance of the moral virtues such as courage and justice have drawn inspiration from this work, which also contains important discussions on responsibility for actions, on the nature of practical reasoning, and on friendship and its role in the best life. This new edition retains and lightly revises David Ross's justly admired translation. It also includes a valuable introduction to this seminal work, and notes designed to elucidate Aristotle's arguments. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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Genre: Philosophy
Author: Aristotle
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Release: 2009-06-11
File: 336 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780191607462

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Genre: Ethics
Author: Aristotle
Publisher:
Release: 1889
File: 347 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015012155175

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Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics is the text which had the single greatest influence on Aquinas's ethical writings, and the historical and philosophical value of Aquinas's appropriation of this text provokes lively debate. In this volume of new essays, thirteen distinguished scholars explore how Aquinas receives, expands on and transforms Aristotle's insights about the attainability of happiness, the scope of moral virtue, the foundation of morality and the nature of pleasure. They examine Aquinas's commentary on the Ethics and his theological writings, above all the Summa theologiae. Their essays show Aquinas to be a highly perceptive interpreter, but one who also brings certain presuppositions to the Ethics and alters key Aristotelian notions for his own purposes. The result is a rich and nuanced picture of Aquinas's relation to Aristotle that will be of interest to readers in moral philosophy, Aquinas studies, the history of theology and the history of philosophy.

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Genre: Philosophy
Author: Tobias Hoffmann
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 2013-07-25
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 9781107276406

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The principles used in the translation of the Ethics are the same as those in the translations of the Physics and the Metaphysics, and their main function is to help the reader get Aristotle's meaning as accurately as possible. Briefly, they are principles of terminology and of thought, some of which will be repeated here. English terms common to all three translations have the same mean ings, with a few exceptions, and many terms proper to ethics are added. Many of the terms in the Glossary are defined or are made known dia lectically or in some other way. For the term 1tpOUiPEcrt~ the term 'inten tion' or the expression 'deliberate choice' will be used instead of the term 'choice', but the definition will be the same as that given in the Physics and the Metaphysics. Difficulties arise from some allied terms or terms close in meaning, e. g. , the terms UUAOC;, KUKOC;, ~OXeT\PO~, and 1tovT\p0C;, for the exact differences of their meanings are not ascertainable from the extant works. Each of these terms, however, seems to be used consistently, and we shall assume such consistency. The choice of the corresponding English terms can only be suggested by the usage of the Greek terms and by induction.

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Genre: Philosophy
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Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release: 2013-06-29
File: 394 Pages
ISBN-13: 9789401023030

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An accessible new translation of one of the most significant works in moral philosophy.

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Genre: Literary Criticism
Author: Aristotle
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 2000-03-30
File: 213 Pages
ISBN-13: 0521635462

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