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Aristotle's ethics

Author: David Bostock
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Aristotle's Nichomachean Ethics is his most widely studied work, for much of what he has to say is still important for today's debate on the problems of ethics. In this new book, David Bostock presents a critical introduction to this great classic of moral philosophy, guiding the reader through explanations and evaluations of all the main themes of Aristotle's work." "This texts' arguments are summarized, analysed,  Read more...
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Named Person: Aristotle.; Aristotle; Aristote.; Aristoteles.; Aristoteles.; Aristoteles; Aristoteles
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Bostock
ISBN: 0198752652 9780198752653
OCLC Number: 44467492
Description: ix, 255 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. I. The good for man: first discussion (Book I) --
Ch. II. Virtues of character (Book II) --
Ch. III. Justice (Book V) --
Ch. IV. Virtues of intellect (Book VI) --
Ch. V. Responsibility (III. 1,5) --
Ch. VI. Self-control (VII. 1-10) --
Ch. VII. Pleasure (VII. 11-14,X. 1-5) --
Ch. VIII. Friendship (Books VIII-IX) --
Ch. IX. The good for man: second discussion (X.6-8) --
Ch. X. Aristotle's methods in ethics.
Responsibility: David Bostock.
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An introduction to one of the classics of moral philosophy; Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics. Guiding the reader through the main themes of the work: the good for man; virtues of character and  Read more...

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