Aristotle's Ethics: Writings from the Complete Works

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Aristotle's moral philosophy is a pillar of Western ethical thought. It bequeathed to the world an emphasis on virtues and vices, happiness as well-being or a life well lived, and rationally motivated action as a mean between extremes. Its influence was felt well beyond antiquity into the Middle Ages, particularly through the writings of St. Thomas Aquinas. In the past century, with the rise of virtue theory in moral philosophy, Aristotle's ethics has been revived as a source of insight and interest. While most ...

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Overview

Aristotle's moral philosophy is a pillar of Western ethical thought. It bequeathed to the world an emphasis on virtues and vices, happiness as well-being or a life well lived, and rationally motivated action as a mean between extremes. Its influence was felt well beyond antiquity into the Middle Ages, particularly through the writings of St. Thomas Aquinas. In the past century, with the rise of virtue theory in moral philosophy, Aristotle's ethics has been revived as a source of insight and interest. While most attention has traditionally focused on Aristotle's famous Nicomachean Ethics, there are several other works written by or attributed to Aristotle that illuminate his ethics: the Eudemian Ethics, the Magna Moralia, and Virtues and Vices.

This book brings together all four of these important texts, in thoroughly revised versions of the translations found in the authoritative complete works universally recognized as the standard English edition. Edited and introduced by two of the world's leading scholars of ancient philosophy, this is an essential volume for anyone interested in the ethical thought of one of the most important philosophers in the Western tradition.

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Reviews from The Complete Works of Aristotle: "This new edition makes a landmark of scholarship available in a very usable form."Library Journal

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  • ISBN-13: 9780691158464
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
  • Publication date: 8/24/2014
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Pages: 528
  • Sales rank: 479,780
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 1.50 (d)

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Jonathan Barnes taught at the universities of Oxford, Geneva, and Paris-Sorbonne. He has published extensively on ancient philosophy and is the editor of "The Complete Works of Aristotle: The Revised Oxford Translation" (Princeton). Anthony Kenny is a philosopher, former president of the British Academy, former master of Balliol College, University of Oxford, and the author of more than forty books, including "A New History of Western Philosophy".

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION 1
EUDEMIAN ETHICS 23
NICOMACHEAN ETHICS 207
MAGNA MORALIA 373
VIRTUES AND VICES 475
GLOSSARIES 485
INDEX OF NAMES 495
GENERAL INDEX 499

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    ALL WAR GAMES START AT 8:40 EASTERN TIME

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    WAS THIS THE RIGHT MOVE OR NOT??? IM SO CONFUSED PLZ HELP ME I WANNA DIE PULL THE TRIGGER AND IM GONE FOREVER AND THATS THE END!! LET ME DIE LET ME GO ITS OVER!!!

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    This is not Kenny. It is VicMars. So far, l will put the ranks ONLY FOR TODAY. No complaining. If l didnt put your name its either l forgot you or your name, or you didnt play. Next week l will post it for the entire week. This is based on War Games today: <p> 1. Jordan <p> 2. VicMars <p> 3. Acea <p> 4. Paytina(i think thats ur name but u changed it) <p> 5. Ry <p> 6. Mason <p> 7. Cyrus <p> Ok well next week l think everything will be different. I will continue until Kenny or Seth comes back.

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    &Omega| War Games Guide |&Omega

    All right. This is the Guide to the War Games. Here ar the rules and instructions to play.<br>Capture the Flag Teams- Two teams, Black and White will battle out for the opposing flag and return it to their base. First team to win three rounds of this will win a rank for each person on the team.<p>Capture the Flag Single- Same basics as CTFT (Capture the Flag Teams) but every demigod for themself. You must find the hidden Gray Flag in the woods.<p>Poseidon's Spear- A Golden Spear is hidden among the camp. Find the spear and stab it in the back of the Big House Lawn to win. If the spear causes you to draw blood, you are elimanated.<p>Free for All Powers and Weapons- An all out bloodbath! Everyone fights against eachother until one demigod is standing tall!<p>Partner FFA- Same basics as FFAPAW but you have one partner at your own choice to defeat other partner teams. If your teammate is elimanated, you are still in but partnerless.<p>Team Deathmatch- Two teams, Orange and Yellow will battle against eachother until one team is completely wiped out. The dmigods on the winning team, elimanated or not will still get a rank.<p>Flight Battle- Each person will have a partner. They will go on a pegasus and try to elimanate other teams. Even if your teammate is elimanated, you will still be in.<p>Rules to these Games<br>No Shadow Traveling, Teleporting or flying.<br>No Godmodding.<br>Do not be a sore loser if elimanated. It's just a game.<br>Have fun!<p>Schedule<br>Monday - Capture the Flag Teams<br>Tuesday - FFA Partner<br>Wednsday - Poseidon's Spear<br>Thursday - FFA Powers and Weapons<br>Friday - Team Deathmatch<br>Saturday - Flight Battle<br>Sunday - Capture the Flag Single<br> Play Fair! ~ &#1046&#1011&#1087&#1087y

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