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The Nicomachean Ethics [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780199213610Series: Oxford World's ClassicsPublication details: Oxford : OUP Oxford, 2009.ISBN:
  • 9780191570193
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Nicomachean EthicsDDC classification:
  • 170 171/.3
LOC classification:
  • B430.A5R67 2009
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Contents:
Contents; Introduction; Note on the Text and Translation; Select Bibliography; Chronology; Outline of The Nicomachean Ethics; THE NICOMACHEAN ETHICS; Explanatory Notes; Glossary of Key Terms; Index
Summary: Happiness, then, is the best, noblest, and most pleasant thing in the world.'In the Nicomachean Ethics Aristotle's guiding question is: what is the best thing for a human being? His answer is happiness, but he means, not something we feel, but rather a specially good kind of life. Happiness is made up of activities in which we use the best human capacities, both ones that contribute to our flourishing as members of a community, and ones that allow us to engage in god-like contemplation. Contemporary ethical writings on the role and importance ofthe moral virtues such as courage and justice hav
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Contents; Introduction; Note on the Text and Translation; Select Bibliography; Chronology; Outline of The Nicomachean Ethics; THE NICOMACHEAN ETHICS; Explanatory Notes; Glossary of Key Terms; Index

Happiness, then, is the best, noblest, and most pleasant thing in the world.'In the Nicomachean Ethics Aristotle's guiding question is: what is the best thing for a human being? His answer is happiness, but he means, not something we feel, but rather a specially good kind of life. Happiness is made up of activities in which we use the best human capacities, both ones that contribute to our flourishing as members of a community, and ones that allow us to engage in god-like contemplation. Contemporary ethical writings on the role and importance ofthe moral virtues such as courage and justice hav