The Blackwell Guide to Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics

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Richard Kraut
Wiley, Jan 30, 2006 - Philosophy - 384 pages
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The Blackwell Guide to Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics illuminates Aristotle’s ethics for both academics and students new to the work, with sixteen newly commissioned essays by distinguished international scholars.

  • The structure of the book mirrors the organization of the Nichomachean Ethics itself.
  • Discusses the human good, the general nature of virtue, the distinctive characteristics of particular virtues, voluntariness, self-control, and pleasure.

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Richard Kraut is Professor of Philosophy and Classics, and the Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor in the Humanities, at Northwestern University. He is the author of Socrates and the State (1984), Aristotle on the Human Good (1989), and Aristotle: Political Philosophy (2002).

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