Aristotle's ethical theory
This is a study of Aristotle's moral philosophy as it is contained in the Nicomachean Ethics. Hardie examines the difficulties of the text; presents a map of inescapable philosophical questions; and brings out the ambiguities and critical disagreements on some central topics, inclduing happiness, the soul, the ethical mean, and the initiation of action.
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Aristotles Ethical Writings
H The Final Good for Man
1n The Nature of the Inquiry
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