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Nicomachean ethics

Author: Aristotle.; Terence Irwin
Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Hackett Pub. Co., ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This translation seeks to make Aristotle's terse and concentrated Greek fairly intelligible to those who read him in English. Those who want to read through the Ethics to grasp the main outlines of Aristotle's position need a translation that can be understood without detailed explanations.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aristotle.; Terence Irwin
ISBN: 0872204650 9780872204652 0872204642 9780872204645
OCLC Number: 41872400
Description: xxviii, 360 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
NICOMACHEAN ETHICS: Book I: [Happiness] --
Book II: [Virtue of character] --
Book III: [Preconditions of virtue] ; [The individual virtues of character] --
Book IV --
Book V: [Justice] --
Book VI: [Virtues of thought] --
Book VII: [Incotinence] ; [Pleasure] --
Book VIII: [Friendship].
Other Titles: Nicomachean ethics.
Responsibility: Aristotle ; translated with introduction, notes, and glossary by Terence Irwin.

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