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Aristotle's dialogue with Socrates : on the Nicomachean ethics

Author: Ronna Burger
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Tracing the argument of the Ethics as it emerges through that approach, this book shows how Aristotle represents ethical virtue from the perspective of those devoted to it while standing back to  Read more...


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Named Person: Aristotle.; Socrates.; Socrates.; Aristoteles; Socrates
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronna Burger
ISBN: 9780226080505 0226080501 9780226080529 0226080528 9780226080543 0226080544
OCLC Number: 463309853
Description: viii, 309 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. The Socratic question of ethics --
pt. I. The human good --
1. The final end and the way to it --
pt. II. The beautiful and the just --
2. Excellence of character --
3. Virtues and vices --
pt. III. The return to the good --
4. Excellence of thought --
5. Pleasure and the discovery of nature --
6. Friendship and the discovery of the self --
7. Happiness --
Appendix 1. Socrates, Plato, philosophy --
Appendix 2. Virtues and vices --
Appendix 3. Categories of justice --
Appendix 4. Classifications of pleasure.
Responsibility: Ronna Burger.
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