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Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics
     

Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics

by Aristotle, Roger Crisp (Translator)
 

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This enduringly profound treatise was first used by the students of Aristotle's famous Athenian school, the Lyceum; since then it has exercised a lasting effect on Western philosophy and continues to resonate for modern readers. Aristotle identifies the goal of life as happiness and discusses its attainment through the contemplation of philosophic truth. Inexpensive

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This enduringly profound treatise was first used by the students of Aristotle's famous Athenian school, the Lyceum; since then it has exercised a lasting effect on Western philosophy and continues to resonate for modern readers. Aristotle identifies the goal of life as happiness and discusses its attainment through the contemplation of philosophic truth. Inexpensive edition of a literary and philosophical classic.

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"A teacher looking for a single translation of the Nicomachean Ethics to use as a textbook, and a general reader who wishes to rely on a single translation of this work, will do well to choose Crisp."
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521632218
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/01/1900
Series:
Texts in the History of Philosophy Series
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

Meet the Author

Roger Crisp is Uehiro Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy at St Anne's College, Oxford and Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Oxford. He edited the Oxford Handbook of the History of Ethics (2013), and is author of Reasons and the Good (2006) and several articles on ethics, including one for The Cambridge Companion to Utilitarianism (Cambridge, 2014).

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