Virtue Ethics in the Middle Ages: Commentaries on Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, 1200-1500

Virtue Ethics in the Middle Ages: Commentaries on Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, 1200-1500

by Brill
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004163166

ISBN-13: 9789004163164

Pub. Date: 11/26/2007

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

This collection surveys the tradition of medieval commentaries on Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics from its thirteenth-century origins to the fifteenth century, concentrating on the conception of the moral and intellectual virtues in a continuous interplay of ancient and Christian moral thought.

Overview

This collection surveys the tradition of medieval commentaries on Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics from its thirteenth-century origins to the fifteenth century, concentrating on the conception of the moral and intellectual virtues in a continuous interplay of ancient and Christian moral thought.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004163164
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/26/2007
Series:
Brill's Studies in Intellectual History Series, #160
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction, István P. Bejczy

THE EARLY THIRTEENTH CENTURY
1. The Structure of the Soul, Intellectual Virtues, and the Ethical Ideal of Masters of Arts in Early Commentaries on the Nichomachean Ethics, Valeria A. Buffon
2. Moral and Intellectual Virtues in the Earliest Latin Commentaries on the Nicomachean Ethics, Irene Zavattero
3. Virtus in the Naples Commentary on the Ethica nova (MS Naples, Biblioteca Nazionale, VIII G 8, ff. 4ra-9vb), Martin J. Tracey

ALBERT THE GREAT AND THOMAS AQUINAS
4. In War and Peace: The Virtue of Courage in the Writings of Albert the Great and Thomas Aquinas, Jörn Müller
5. Albert the Great and Thomas Aquinas on Magnanimity, Tobias Hoffmann
6. Aquinas’s Interpretation of the Aristotelian Virtue of Justice and His Doctrine of Natural Law, Matthias Perkams

THE LATE THIRTEENTH CENTURY
7. Heroic Virtue in the Commentary Tradition on the Nicomachean Ethics in the Second Half of the Thirteenth Century, Iacopo Costa
8. Utrum felix indigeat amicis: The Reception of the Aristotelian Theory of Friendship at the Arts Faculty in Paris, Marco Toste

THE THIRTEENTH AND FOURTEENTH CENTURIES
9. The Cardinal Virtues in Medieval Commentaries on the Nicomachean Ethics, 1250-1350, István P. Bejczy
10. Political Prudence in Some Medieval Commentaries on the Sixth Book of the Nicomachean Ethics, Roberto Lambertini
11. The Virtue of Virginity: The Aristotelian Challenge, Pavel Blažek

THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY
12. Teaching Ethics at the University of Vienna: The Making of a Commentary at the Faculty of Arts (A Case Study), Christoph Flüeler

Bibliography
Index of Manuscripts
Index of Names

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