Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle

Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle

by Aristotle
     
 
The Nicomachean Ethics (/n??k?m�'ki??n/) is the name normally given to Aristotle's best-known work on ethics. The work, which plays a pre-eminent role in defining Aristotelian ethics, consists of ten books, originally separate scrolls, and is understood to be based on notes from his lectures at the Lyceum, which were either edited by or dedicated to Aristotle's son,

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The Nicomachean Ethics (/n??k?m�'ki??n/) is the name normally given to Aristotle's best-known work on ethics. The work, which plays a pre-eminent role in defining Aristotelian ethics, consists of ten books, originally separate scrolls, and is understood to be based on notes from his lectures at the Lyceum, which were either edited by or dedicated to Aristotle's son, Nicomachus.

The theme of the work is the Socratic question which had previously been explored in Plato's works, of how men should best live.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940149445509
Publisher:
Consumer Oriented Ebooks Publisher
Publication date:
06/05/2014
Series:
Aristotle Books , #7
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
296 KB

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