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Aristotle's ethics

Author: J O Urmson
Publisher: Oxford, U.K. ; Malden, Mass. : B. Blackwell, 1988
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aristotlea s ethical writings are among the worlda s greatest, but are easily misunderstood by the inexperienced. Professor Urmson, after 50 years of study, provides a clear account of the main  Read more...

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Named Person: Aristotle.; Aristotle; Aristote; Aristote; Aristotle.; Aristotle.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J O Urmson
ISBN: 0631159460 9780631159469 0631156739 9780631156734
OCLC Number: 16923507
Notes: "Primarily designed to be read in conjunction with Aristotle's Nicomachean ethics"--Preface.
Description: 130 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
1. The ideal life: a preliminary discussion --
2. Excellence of character --
3. Action and its motives --
4. Responsibility and choice --
5. Particular excellences of character --
6. The excellences of intelligence --
7. Strength and weakness of will --
8. Pleasure --
9. Social relationships --
10. Eudaimonia.
Responsibility: J.O. Urmson.

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