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Aristotle on the perfect life

Author: Anthony Kenny
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An authoritative exposition of Aristotle's teaching on the subject of happiness, which is of vital importance to the question of the relevance of his ethics today. Kenny helped to set the terms of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Aristotle.; Aristotle.; Aristoteles.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Kenny
ISBN: 0198236034 9780198236030 0198240171 9780198240174
OCLC Number: 122336608
Description: viii, 173 s. ; 22 cm
Contents: The ends of life; perfection and happiness; happiness and self-sufficiency; frienship and self-love; fortune and virtue; moral luck; the contemplation and service of God; theology, science and contemplation. Appendices: the relationship between the "Eudemian" and "Nicomachean Ethics"; "Nicomachean Ethics" 1. 7 (translation); "Eudemian Ethics" VIII, 2 (Greek text); "Eudemian Ethics" VIII, 2 (translation).
Responsibility: Anthony Kenny.

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'The eight essays are extremely learned, and there is much judicious commentary on the writings of contemporary commentators.'Dorothy Mitchell, La Trobe University, Australasian Journal of Philosophy Read more...

 
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