On Aristotles Nicomachean Ethics 1-4, 7-8 (Ancient Commentators on Aristotle)

by Aspasius

Publisher: Cornell University Press

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  • Ethics,
  • Ethics, Ancient,
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ContributionsDavid Konstan (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages236
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ISBN 100801445310
ISBN 109780801445316

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4 Aristotle holds () that the opinions of the mass of mankind, and of philosophers, on matters of conduct are likely to be substantially true; although being stated from different points of view, and sometimes in ambiguous language, they often seem mutually contradictory.

The business of Ethics is to state them clearly, examine their. Book 1, Chapter 1. According to Aristotle, every craft, line of inquiry, action, and decision seeks some end, or “ good,” but these goods differ. For example, health is the end of medicine, a boat the end of boatbuilding, and victory the end of generalship.

Aristotle begins with a discussion of four types of goal-directed pursuits. Nicomachean Ethics Aristotle Translated by W.

Ross Batoche Books Kitchener Contents BOOK I 1 Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and pursuit, is Nicomachean Ethics/5 good judge of that subject, and the man who has received an all-round education is a good judge in general. Hence a young man is not a proper.

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Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. The Nicomachean Ethics is one of Aristotle’s most widely read and influential works. Ideas central to ethics—that happiness is the end of human endeavor, that moral virtue is formed through action and habituation, and that good action requires prudence—found their most powerful proponent in the person medieval scholars simply called “the Philosopher.”Reviews: A summary of Part X (Section4) in Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics.

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Find in this title: Find again. Composed of ten books and based upon Aristotle's own notes from his lectures at the Lyceum, "Nicomachean Ethics" holds a pre-eminent place amongst the ancient treatises on moral philosophy. As opposed to other pre-Socratic works, "Nicomachean Ethics" moves beyond the purely theoretical analysis of moral philosophy by examining its practical.

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Terence Irwin’s edition of the Nicomachean Ethics offers more aids to the reader than are found in any modern English translation. It includes an Introduction, headings to help the reader follow the argument, explanatory notes on difficult or important passages, and a full glossary explaining Aristotle Reviews: THE NICOMACHEAN ETHICS OF ARISTOTLE.

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A brilliant thinker with wide-ranging interests, he wrote important works in physics, biology, poetry, politics, morality, metaphysics, and ethics. In the Nicomachean Ethics, which he is said to have dedicated to his son Nicomachus, Aristotle's guiding question is what is the best thing for a human being.

His answer is happiness. The Nicomachean Ethics is Aristotle's best-known work on ethics. The work, which plays a pre-eminent role in defining Aristotelian ethics, consists of ten books, originally separate scrolls, and is understood to be based on notes from his lectures at the Lyceum.

The title is often assumed to refer to his son Nicomachus, to whom the work was Reviews:   An introduction to Aristotle's Ethics, books (Book Ch. in an appendix) With a continuous analysis and notes intended for the use of.

1 4 ARISTOTLE III Nicomachean Ethics 1. In B Aristotle tells us that the highest happiness, the highest activity which is an end in itself, is the contemplative life—by which he has in mind mainly the philosophical life, but I think we could call it generally the intellectual life or a reflective life.

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In BookAristotle argues that we can discover the “human good” (our distinctive happiness) if we can determine the characteristic natural. The Nicomachean Ethics Introduction Get Happy. Of all the things that Aristotle spoke and wrote about—and there are a lot, from politics to the arts and sciences—he's best known by modern audiences for his answer to a basic human question: what does it mean to be happy?.

Good question, right. We all want to know the answer to that one. And Aristotle pondered this question long and hard. Introduction. The Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle's most important study of personal morality and the ends of human life, has for many centuries been a widely-read and influential written more than 2, years ago, it offers the modern reader many valuable insights into human needs and conduct.

Among its most outstanding features are Aristotle's insistence that there are no known. In Nicomachean EthicsAristotle claims that to discover the human good we must identify the function of a human being. He argues that the human function is rational activity. Our good is therefore rational activity performed well, which.

Nicomachean Ethics Book X By Aristotle Written B.C.E Translated by W. D. Ross Book X 1 After these matters we ought perhaps next to discuss pleasure. For it is thought to be most intimately connected with our human nature, which is the reason why in educating the young we steer them by the.

Nicomachean Ethics (Chase)/Book Five. From Wikisource Nicomachean Ethics (Chase) Jump to navigation Jump to search ←Book Four. Ethics by Aristotle, translated by D. P. Chase Book Five. Book Six→ — Contents. 1 Part 1; 2 Part 2; 3 Part 3; 4 Part 4; 5 Part 5; 6 Part 6; 7 Part 7; 8 Part 8; 9 Part 9; 10 Part 10; 11 Part 11.

1. Why is it called the Nicomachean Ethics? The Nicomachean Ethics is a book written by Aristotle named for Nicomachus (Νικόμαχος), which in keeping with the Greek practice of boys being named after their grandfathers, was the name of both Aristotle’s father and his son.

Accordingly, we are unsure if the book was dedicated to or inspired by either Aristotle’s father or son, or.