Other Selves: Aristotle on Personal and Political Friendship

Other Selves: Aristotle on Personal and Political Friendship

by Paul Schollmeier
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791416844

ISBN-13: 9780791416846

Pub. Date: 09/28/1994

Publisher: State University of New York Press

This book presents a thorough and systematic integration of Aristotle’s analysis of friendship with the main lines of the rest of his work in Politics and Nicomachean Ethics. The author conveys a clear sense of the continuing illumination that Aristotle’s analysis of friendship provides to contemporary ethical theorists and to students of Aristotle.

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This book presents a thorough and systematic integration of Aristotle’s analysis of friendship with the main lines of the rest of his work in Politics and Nicomachean Ethics. The author conveys a clear sense of the continuing illumination that Aristotle’s analysis of friendship provides to contemporary ethical theorists and to students of Aristotle. Other Selves speaks to both audiences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791416846
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
09/28/1994
Series:
SUNY Series in Ethical Theory Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
234
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Abbreviations

I. Introduction

II. Happiness and Virtue

III. A Definition of Friendship

IV. A Motivation for Friendship

V. Political Friendship

VI. Political Justice

VII. Conclusion

Appendix A. Lawrence Blum

Appendix B. John Rawls

Notes

Select Bibliography

Subject Index

Author Index

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