Chapters from Aristotle's Ethics

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J. Murray, 1900 - 319 pages
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Contents

The Science of Ethics
12
Opinions as to the Nature of Happiness
26
The Elements of Happiness
41
CHAP PACE
57
The General Nature of Virtue
70
The Specific Nature or Virtue
87
Courage
103
Temperance
116
The Sanity of Aristotles Conception
161
Tlieoria as the True Understanding of Life
163
Friendship I The Place of Friendship in Aristotles Scheme of the Virtues
169
2 The Natural Roots of Friendship
171
Friendship as the Basis of Political Union
173
Friendship as a Means of Individual Perfection
175
5 The Kinds of Friendship
178
6 Egoism and Altruism
183

TX Imperfect SelfControl
126
Prudence I The Intellectual Virtues
136
The Distinction between Prudence and Wisdom
138
3 The Intellectual Elements in Moral Virtue
140
4 Prudence and Moral Virtue
146
Prudence and Wisdom
151
Wisdom or Philosophy 1 Definition of Philosophy
153
Apparent Exaggeration in Aristotles Doctrine
156
Explanations
158
Pleasure l The Two Discussions of Pleasure in the Ethics
189
Theories as to the Relation of Pleasure to the Good
191
3 The Conditions of Pleasure
194
Modern Criticism of Aristotles Formula
197
5 The Effect of Pleasure
201
6 Applications of the above Theory
205
Selected Passages from the Nicomachean Ethics
209
Notes
309

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