Of Aristotleas works, few have had as lasting an influence on subsequent Western thought as "The Nicomachean Ethics," In it, he argues that happiness consists in aactivity of the soul in accordance with virtue, a defining avirtuea as both moral (courage, generosity, and justice) and intellectual (knowledge, wisdom, and insight). Aristotle also discusses the nature of practical reasoning, the different forms of friendship, and the relationship between individual virtue and the state. Featuring a lucid translation, a new introduction, updated suggestions for further reading, and a chronology of Aristotleas life and works, this is the authoritative edition of a seminal intellectual masterpiece.
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Review: The Nicomachean EthicsUser Review - Andrew Anony - Goodreads
The introduction goes through the word 'ethics' and how Aristotle meant something different - more about character. Also by happiness he meant something different. There exists an indeterminancy of ... Read full review
Review: The Nicomachean EthicsUser Review - John Doe - Goodreads
If you are going to walk, you may as well learn to walk in the proper way. If you are going to eat, you may as well learn the art of eating. Which one is the salad fork? Aristotle thinks we achieve ... Read full review
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