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

By Michael Pakaluk

this is often an interesting and obtainable advent to the Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle's nice masterpiece of ethical philosophy. Michael Pakaluk deals a radical and lucid exam of the full paintings, uncovering Aristotle's motivations and easy perspectives whereas paying cautious recognition to his arguments. The bankruptcy on friendship captures Aristotle's doctrine with readability and perception, and Pakaluk provides unique and compelling interpretations of the functionality Argument, the Doctrine of the suggest, braveness and different personality virtues, Akrasia, and the 2 remedies of delight. there's additionally an invaluable part on the best way to learn an Aristotelian textual content. This booklet can be priceless for all scholar readers encountering essentially the most very important and influential works of Western philosophy.

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