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Aristotle's Ethics / Edition 1

Aristotle's Ethics / Edition 1

by James O. Urmson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631159460

ISBN-13: 9780631159469

Pub. Date: 01/16/1991

Publisher: Wiley

Aristotle's ethical writings are among the world's greatest, but are easily misunderstood by the inexperienced. Professor Urmson, after 50 years of study, provides a clear account of the main doctrines in an easily intelligible way and without dwelling on matters of mainly scholarly interest.

Overview

Aristotle's ethical writings are among the world's greatest, but are easily misunderstood by the inexperienced. Professor Urmson, after 50 years of study, provides a clear account of the main doctrines in an easily intelligible way and without dwelling on matters of mainly scholarly interest.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631159469
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/16/1991
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
140
Product dimensions:
5.53(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.41(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

References.

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. Eudaemonia.

Further Reading.

Index

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