Aristotle's Ethics as First Philosophy

Aristotle's Ethics as First Philosophy

by Claudia Baracchi
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1107400511

ISBN-13: 9781107400511

Pub. Date: 02/07/2011

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In Aristotle's Ethics as First Philosophy, Claudia Baracchi demonstrates the indissoluble links between practical and theoretical wisdom in Aristotle's thinking. Referring to a broad range of texts from the Aristotelian corpus, Baracchi shows how the theoretical is always informed by a set of practices, and, specifically, how one's encounter with phenomena, the

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In Aristotle's Ethics as First Philosophy, Claudia Baracchi demonstrates the indissoluble links between practical and theoretical wisdom in Aristotle's thinking. Referring to a broad range of texts from the Aristotelian corpus, Baracchi shows how the theoretical is always informed by a set of practices, and, specifically, how one's encounter with phenomena, the world, or nature in the broadest sense, is always a matter of ethos.

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ISBN-13:
9781107400511
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/07/2011
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
354
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. Prelude: Before Ethics: Metaphysics A and Posterior Analytics B; 1. Metaphysics A: on 'metaphysics' and desire; 2. Posterior analytics: on Nous and Aisthesis; 3. Architecture as first philosophy; Part II. Main Section: Ethikon Nikomakheion Alpha-Eta: 4. Human initiative and its orientation to the good; 5. On happiness; 6. On the soul; 7. On justice; 8. The virtues of the intellect; Part III. Interlude: Metaphysics Gamma: 9. Aporiai of the science of 'being qua being'; 10. The principle 'by nature'; 11. Reiterations; 12. Teleology, indefinable and indubitable; 13. The phenomenon of truth and the action of thinking; Part IV. Concluding Section: Ethikon Nikomakheion Theta-Kappa; 14. Friendship and justice: inceptive remarks; 15. Perfection and friendship; 16. Again on friendship and justice; 17. On happiness or the good; 18. Again on Logos and Praxis; Part V. Kolophon.

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