Aristotle

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Collector's Library, 2009 - Athens (Greece) - 344 pages
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No thinker has had a more profound influence on Western civilisation than Aristotle. In the Middle Ages many questions were settled by appeal to his authority alone, and his position was so pre-eminent that he was often referred to simply as 'the philosopher'. His work represents a vast, encyclopaedic treatment of virtually every field of knowledge: logic, rhetoric, ethics, politics, metaphysics, poetry, biology, zoology, physics and psychology. The depth and clarity of his understanding are remarkable, and nowhere more so than in the Nicomachean Ethics and Politics.
  

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Ethics I've been meaning to read this since high school. Obviously, it was too dense for me at that time. And even now it was difficult. It is definitely better suited for study in college with ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
7
Further Reading
16
TWO Nature of moral virtue
39
three Voluntary and involuntary acts choice
53
five Justice and injustice
72
seven Selfcontrol and weakness of will
109
eight Friendship
130
nine Friendship continued
146
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About the author (2009)

Other works by the renowned classical scholar, translator, and literary critic Francis Fergusson include "The Idea of a Theater: A Study of Ten Plays," "Sallies of the Mind: Essays," "Trope and Allegory: Themes Common to Dante and Shakespeare," and "Dante's Drama of the Mind: A Modern Reading of the "Purgatorio.
Translator and scholar S. H. Butcher served as editor for the Dover Thift Edition of the "Poetics," as well as for the "Orationes, Volume 1" by Demosthenes. Butcher is also the author of "Aristotle's Theory of Poetry and Fine Art,"

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