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Essays on Aristotle's ethics

Author: Amélie Rorty
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1980.
Series: Major thinkers series, 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics deals with character and its proper development in the acquisition of thoughtful habits directed toward appropriate ends. The articles in this unique collection, many not otherwise available, form a continuous commentary on the Ethics.--From publisher description.
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Essays on Aristotle's ethics.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1980
(OCoLC)624759721
Named Person: Aristotle.; Aristote.; Aristotle.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amélie Rorty
ISBN: 0520037731 9780520037731 0520040414 9780520040410 9780052003778 0052003779
OCLC Number: 6649338
Description: viii, 438 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Aristotle on Eudaimonia / Thomas Nagel --
Aristotle on Eudaimonia / J.L. Ackrill --
The metaphysical and psychological basis of Aristotle's Ethics / T.H. Irwin --
Self-movers / David J. Furley --
Aristotle on learning to be good / M.F. Burnyeat --
Aristotle on action / J.L. Ackrill --
Being properly affected : virtues and feelings in Aristotle's Ethics / L.A. Kosman --
Reason and responsibility in Aristotle / T.H. Irwin --
Aristotle's doctrine of the mean / J.O. Urmson --
Courage as a mean / David Pears --
Justice as a virtue / Bernard Williams --
Aristotle on the role of intellect in virtue / Richard Sorabji --
Deliberation and practical reason ; Weakness of will commensurability, and the objects of deliberation and desire / David Wiggins --
Akrasia and pleasure : Nicomachean ethics Book 7 / Amélie Oksenberg Rorty --
Aristotle on pleasure and goodness / Julia Annas --
Aristotle on friendship / John M. Cooper --
The good man and the good for man in Aristotle's Ethics / Kathleen V. Wilkes --
The role of Eudaimonia in Aristotle's Ethics / John McDowell --
The place of contemplation in Aristotle's Nicomachean ethics / Amélie Oksenberg Rorty --
Shame, separateness, and political unity : Aristotle's criticism of Plato / Martha Craven Nussbaum.
Series Title: Major thinkers series, 2.
Responsibility: edited by Amélie Oksenberg Rorty.
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