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Aspasius, anonymous, Michael of Ephesus : on Aristotle Nicomachean ethics 8-9

Author: David Konstan
Publisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2001. ©2001
Series: Ancient commentators on Aristotle.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aristotle devotes books 8-9 of the Nicomachean Ethics to friendship, distinguishing three kinds: a primary kind motivated by the other's character; and other kinds motivated by utility or pleasure. He takes up Plato's idea that one knows oneself better as reflected in another's eyes, as providing one of the benefits of friendship, and he also sees true friendship as modelled on true self-love. He further compares  Read more...
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Aspasius, anonymous, Michael of Ephesus : on Aristotle Nicomachean ethics 8-9.
London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, ©2001
239 pages
Named Person: Aristotle.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Konstan
ISBN: 9781780939094 1780939094
OCLC Number: 878144387
Notes: Includes indexes.
"Commentators on Aristotle on Friendship."
Description: 1 online resource (248 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents; Conventions; Introduction; Aspasius: On Aristotle Nicomachean Ethics 8; Translation; Textual Emendations; Notes; English-Greek Glossary; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Greek-English Index; A; B; D; E; G; H; K; L; N; O; P; S; T; X; Z; Index of Names; Anonymous: Paraphrase of Aristotle Nicomachean Ethics 8 and 9; Translation; Textual Emendations; Notes; English-Greek Glossary; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Greek-English Index; A; B; D; E; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; S; T; X; Z; Index of Names. Michael of Ephesus: On Aristotle Nicomachean Ethics 9Translation; Textual Emendations; Notes; English-Greek Glossary; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Greek-English Index; A; B; D; E; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; S; T; X; Z; Index of Names; Subject Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y.
Series Title: Ancient commentators on Aristotle.
Responsibility: translated by David Konstan.

Abstract:

This text contains translations of three commentaries on Aristotle's "Nicomachean Ethics". Of the three, that by the second-century AD Aspasius is the earliest extant commentary on Aristotle; the  Read more...

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