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Aristotle on moral responsibility : character and cause

Author: Susan Sauvé Meyer
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Toronto : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This is a reissue, with new introduction, of Susan Sauve Meyer's 1993 book which presents a striking interpretation of Aristotle's accounts of voluntariness in the Eudemian and Nicomachean Ethics.  Read more...


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Named Person: Aristote; Aristote; Aristote
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Sauvé Meyer
ISBN: 9780199697434 0199697434
OCLC Number: 816484319
Description: xxv, 210 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments ; Abbreviations of Aristotle's Works ; Tables ; Introduction: Moral Responsibility and Aristotle's Concerns ; 1. Moral Responsibility and Moral Character ; 2. Voluntariness, Praiseworthiness, and Character ; 3. The Dialectical Inquiry into Voluntariness ; 4. Force, Compulsion, and the Internal Origin of Action ; 5. Responsibility for Character: Its Scope and Significance ; 6. Moral Agency and the Origination of Action ; Appendix I: Varieties of Knowledge and Ignorance ; Appendix II: "Up to Us" and the Internal Origin ; Bibliography ; General Index ; Index Locorum
Responsibility: Susan Sauvé Meyer.


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Review from previous edition ingenious, learned, original, and an important contribution to important debates: about how we see ethics, about how we see Aristotle, and about how we see ourselves. * Read more...

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