Aristotle on Moral Responsibility: Character and Cause

Aristotle on Moral Responsibility: Character and Cause

by Susan Sauve Meyer


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ISBN-13: 9780199697434
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 02/20/2012
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Susan Sauve Meyer is Professor and Chair of Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of Ancient Ethics and numerous articles on Greek and Roman philosophy.

Table of Contents

Abbreviations of Aristotle's Works
Introduction: Moral Responsibility and Aristotle's Concerns
1. Moral Responsibility and Moral Character
2. Voluntariness, Praiseworthiness, and Character
3. The Dialectical Inquiry into Voluntariness
4. Force, Compulsion, and the Internal Origin of Action
5. Responsibility for Character: Its Scope and Significance
6. Moral Agency and the Origination of Action
Appendix I: Varieties of Knowledge and Ignorance
Appendix II: "Up to Us" and the Internal Origin
General Index
Index Locorum

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