Aristotle Nicomachean Ethics

Author: Aristotle
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521635462
Release Date: 2000-03-30
Genre: Literary Criticism

Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, based on lectures that he gave in Athens in the fourth century BCE, is one of the most significant works in moral philosophy, and has profoundly influenced the whole course of subsequent philosophical endeavour. It is soundly located within a philosophical tradition, but its argument differs markedly from those of Plato and Socrates in its emphasis on the exercise - as opposed to the mere possession - of virtue as the key to human happiness, offering seminal discussions of ethical issues that are practical in their intent. Topics covered include the role of luck in human wellbeing, moral education, responsibility, courage, justice, moral weakness, friendship and pleasure. This accessible new translation by Roger Crisp follows the Greek text closely and also provides a non-Greek-reader with the flavour of the original. The volume also includes a historical and philosophical introduction and notes on further reading.

Aristotle s Nicomachean Ethics

Author: Michael Pakaluk
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521817420
Release Date: 2005-08-25
Genre: Philosophy

This is an engaging and accessible introduction to Aristotle's great masterpiece of moral philosophy. Michael Pakaluk gives original and compelling interpretations of the Function Argument, the Doctrine of the Mean, courage and other character virtues, Akrasia, and the two treatments of pleasure. There is also a useful section on how to read an Aristotelian text. This book will be invaluable for all student readers encountering one of the most important and influential works of Western philosophy.

Aristotle Eudemian Ethics

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139618946
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Genre: Philosophy

Aristotle's Eudemian Ethics has been unjustly neglected in comparison with its more famous counterpart the Nicomachean Ethics. This is in large part due to the fact that until recently no complete translation of the work has been available. But the Eudemian Ethics is a masterpiece in its own right, offering valuable insights into Aristotle's ideas on virtue, happiness and the good life. This volume offers a translation by Brad Inwood and Raphael Woolf that is both fluent and exact, and an introduction in which they help the reader to gain a deeper understanding both of the Eudemian Ethics and of its relation to the Nicomachean Ethics and to Aristotle's ethical thought as a whole. The explanatory notes address Aristotle's many references to other works, people and events. The volume will be of interest to students and scholars of the history of ethics, ancient and moral philosophy, and Aristotle studies.

The Cambridge Companion to Aristotle s Nicomachean Ethics

Author: Ronald Polansky
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139991421
Release Date: 2014-06-23
Genre: Philosophy

Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics is the first and arguably most important treatise on ethics in Western philosophy. It remains to this day a compelling reflection on the best sort of human life and continues to inspire contemporary thought and debate. This Cambridge Companion includes twenty essays by leading scholars of Aristotle and ancient philosophy that cover the major issues of this text. The essays in this volume shed light on Aristotle's rigorous and challenging thinking on questions such as: can there be a practical science of ethics? What is happiness? Are we responsible for our character? How does moral virtue relate to good thinking? Can we act against our reasoned choice? What is friendship? Is the contemplative life the highest kind of life? Covering all sections of the Nicomachean Ethics and selected topics in Aristotle's Eudemian Ethics and Protrepticus, this volume offers the reader a solid foundation in Aristotle's ethical philosophy.

The Reception of Aristotle s Ethics

Author: Jon Miller
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521513883
Release Date: 2012-12-13
Genre: Philosophy

A new collection of thirteen essays, covering the reception of Aristotle's ethics from the ancient world to the twentieth century. Provides both a history of reception and conceptual analysis for each figure or school. For students of philosophy and of the history of ethics and ideas.

Aquinas and the Nicomachean Ethics

Author: Tobias Hoffmann
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107276406
Release Date: 2013-07-25
Genre: Philosophy

Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics is the text which had the single greatest influence on Aquinas's ethical writings, and the historical and philosophical value of Aquinas's appropriation of this text provokes lively debate. In this volume of new essays, thirteen distinguished scholars explore how Aquinas receives, expands on and transforms Aristotle's insights about the attainability of happiness, the scope of moral virtue, the foundation of morality and the nature of pleasure. They examine Aquinas's commentary on the Ethics and his theological writings, above all the Summa theologiae. Their essays show Aquinas to be a highly perceptive interpreter, but one who also brings certain presuppositions to the Ethics and alters key Aristotelian notions for his own purposes. The result is a rich and nuanced picture of Aquinas's relation to Aristotle that will be of interest to readers in moral philosophy, Aquinas studies, the history of theology and the history of philosophy.

Aristotle Eudemian Ethics

Author: Aristotle
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521198486
Release Date: 2013
Genre: History

Offers a fluent and readable translation of the Eudemian Ethics, including explanatory notes.

Melancholy and the Care of the Soul

Author: Jeremy Schmidt
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 0754657485
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Genre: History

This book furthers our understanding of the issue of melancholy in early modern culture by examining the extensive discussions of melancholy in seventeenth- and eighteenth- century religious and moral philosophical publications, many of which have receive

Cambridge Translations of Renaissance Philosophical Texts

Author: Jill Kraye
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521587573
Release Date: 1997-08-28
Genre: Philosophy

The second of this two-volume anthology containing new translations of important works on political philosophy written during the Renaissance.

Kant Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals

Author: Immanuel Kant
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107008519
Release Date: 2012-04-19
Genre: Philosophy

The revised edition of the Cambridge translation of one of the most powerful texts in the history of ethical thought.

Nikomachische Ethik

Author: Aristotle
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1484071891
Release Date: 2013-04-10
Genre: Philosophy

Aristoteles: Nikomachische Ethik Edition Holzinger. Taschenbuch Berliner Ausgabe, 2013 Vollständiger, durchgesehener Neusatz mit einer Biographie des Autors bearbeitet und eingerichtet von Michael Holzinger Die »Nikomachische Ethik« entstand vermutlich im letzten Lebensabschnitt von Aristoteles, also in den Jahren vor 322 vor Chr. Erstdruck in lateinischer Übersetzung: Straßburg (vor 10.4.1496). Erstdruck des griechischen Originals: Venedig 1498. Erste vollständige deutsche Übersetzung durch Daniel Jenisch, Danzig 1791. Der Text folgt der deutschen Übersetzung durch Adolf Lasson von 1909. Die Überschriften stammen vom Übersetzer. Textgrundlage ist die Ausgabe: Aristoteles: Nikomachische Ethik. Ins Deutsche übertragen von Adolf Lasson, Jena: Eugen Diederichs, 1909. Herausgeber der Reihe: Michael Holzinger Reihengestaltung: Viktor Harvion Umschlaggestaltung unter Verwendung des Bildes: Hayez, Francesco: Aristoteles Gesetzt aus Minion Pro, 10 pt