Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics: An Introduction (Cambridge by Michael Pakaluk

By Michael Pakaluk

this can be an attractive and available advent to the Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle's nice masterpiece of ethical philosophy. Michael Pakaluk deals a radical and lucid exam of the whole paintings, uncovering Aristotle's motivations and simple perspectives whereas paying cautious realization to his arguments. The bankruptcy on friendship captures Aristotle's doctrine with readability and perception, and Pakaluk supplies unique and compelling interpretations of the functionality Argument, the Doctrine of the suggest, braveness and different personality virtues, Akrasia, and the 2 remedies of enjoyment. there's additionally an invaluable part on how you can learn an Aristotelian textual content. This publication should be worthy for all pupil readers encountering the most vital and influential works of Western philosophy.

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