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The Nicomachean ethics

Author: Aristotle.; W D Ross; Lesley Brown
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2009.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
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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  Read more...
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Aristotle.
Nicomachean ethics.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009005379
(OCoLC)246896490
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aristotle.; W D Ross; Lesley Brown
ISBN: 9780191570193 0191570192
OCLC Number: 495988989
Description: 1 online resource (xliii, 277 pages).
Contents: Introduction --
Note on the Text and Translation --
Select Bibliography --
Chronology --
Outline of The Nicomachean Ethics --
THE NICOMACHEAN ETHICS --
Explanatory Notes --
Glossary of Key Terms --
Index.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: Nicomachean ethics.
Responsibility: Aristotle ; translated by David Ross ; revised with an introduction and notes by Lesley Brown.

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In the Nicomachean Ethics Aristotle examines the nature of happiness, which he defines as a specially good kind of life. He considers the nature of practical reasoning, friendship, and the role and  Read more...

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