Reading Aristotle's Ethics

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Overview

Presents the Nicomachean Ethics as a work of political philosophy, emphasizing the interplay between its practical political concerns and its underlying philosophic perspective and arguing that it is rhetorical in the precise Aristotelian meaning of the term.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791430484
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 7/28/1996
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 155
  • Product dimensions: 5.86 (w) x 8.99 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Abbreviations

Introduction

Civic Virtue and Philosophy
The Rhetorical Dimension of Ethical Discourse
Interpretative Approach

1. The Audience of the Ethics, Book I

The Ethics in Context
Philosophic Readings of the Ethics
Political Readings of the Ethics
Aristotle's Dual Audience
The Useful Imprecision of Book I

2. The Virtues, Books II-VI

The Doctrine of Ethical Virtue
Ascent to Magnanimity
The Identity of the Magnanimous Person
Justice: Comprehensive Virtue and Proportional Equality
The Problem of Political Justice
The Need for Intellectual Virtue
The Competing Claims of Prudence and Wisdom

3. A New Beginning: Incontinence and Pleasure, Book VII

The New Horizon: Puzzle and Discovery
Incontinence: Clarifying Socrates' Ethical Paradox
Incontinence: Preserving Decent Opinion
Pleasure and Political Philosophy
Pleasure as End
Pleasure as the Supreme Good
Pleasure as Divine Activity

4. Virtue, Friendship, and Philsophy, Books VIII-IX

Turning to Friendship
Friendship and Virtue
Friendship and the City
Friendship and Nature
Friendship with Oneself
Political Friendship
Two Kinds of Self-Love
Friendship, Happiness, and Philosophy

5. Making the City Safe for Philosophy, Book X

Pleasure and Moral Education
Aristotle's New Description of Pleasure
Happiness and the Pleasures of the Powerful
Happiness and the Best Way of Life
One Consistent Teaching: Similar and Complementary Ways of Life
Two Inconsistent Teachings: Persistent Tension
Concluding Arguments: Gods, Moral Nobility, and the City
Consistent Inconsistency

Conclusion

Notes

Bibliography of Cited Works

Index

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