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The moral philosophy of Aristotle

consisting of a translation of the Nicomachean ethics, and of the paraphrase attributed to Andronicus of Rhodes, with an introductory analysis of each book
  • 589 Pages
  • 3.56 MB
  • English
Murray , London
Statementby the late Walter M. Hatch. Completed after his death by others
ContributionsHatch, Walter Mooney, d. 1879, Hatch, Edwin, 1835-1889, Spooner, W. A. (William Archibald), 1844-1930, Andronicus, of Rhodes, alleged paraphraser
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 589 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24181946M

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The Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle is the most influential book of the moral philosophy. From Kant to John Rawls, all philosophers have discussed the issue with Aristotle on the good life and on happiness.

To summarize, Aristotle raises the question of virtue: How should we act.

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How to live?/5. About Aristotle's Ethics. 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 book. Though written more than 2, years ago, it offers the modern reader many valuable insights into human needs and conduct.

Let’s move The moral philosophy of Aristotle book to your fourth choice. This is the Aristotle: Political Philosophy by Richard Kraut. In this The moral philosophy of Aristotle book book we’ve gone from how we should live as individuals to what that means for society.

Yes, here we move seamlessly from the Ethics to the Politics. Richard Kraut has written several books about Aristotle and Plato. A major treatise on moral philosophy by Aristotle, this is the first time the Eudemian Ethics has been published in its entirety in any modern language.

Equally important, the volume has been translated by Sir Anthony Kenny, one of Britain's most distinguished academics and philosophers, and a leading authority on Aristotle.

In The Eudemian Ethics, Aristotle explores the factors. This is one of the best philosophy books in the history of medical practice, and forms the foundation of our current understanding of human health and disease.

It focused not solely on symptoms and treatment, but on finding root causes of illness and disease through humoral diagnosis— it shows how Avicenna’s. The philosopher tells us about some of those who've looked for answers, from Plato to Primo Levi.

He picks the best books on moral philosophy. You have chosen mostly non-philosophical books. I teach philosophy, especially ethics. This could be a list of books by the great philosophers, but only one of them fits that description.

Moral goodness, says Aristotle, is the result of habit. It takes time, practice, encouragement. So Aristotle thinks, people that lack virtue should be understood as unfortunate, rather than wicked.

What they need isn’t scolding or being thrown into prison, but better teachers and more guidance. The Moral Philosophy of Aristotle: Consisting of a Translation of the Nicomachean Ethics, and of the Paraphrase Attributed to Andronicus of Rhodes, with an Introductory Analysis of Each Book by Edwin Aristotle, Edwin Hatch and Walter Mooney Hatch (, Hardcover) Be the first to write a review.

1Aristotle (– BC) was a scholar in disciplines such as ethics, metaphysics, biology and botany, amongst others.

It is fitting, therefore, that his moral philosophy is based around assessing the broad characters of human beings rather than assessing singular acts in : Mark Dimmock, Andrew Fisher.

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Aristotle identifies and discusses twelve moral virtues and their corresponding vices in books of the Ethics. They are: courage, self-control, generosity, magnificence, high-mindedness, ambition, gentleness, righteous indignation, truthfulness, wittiness, friendliness and justice.

The surviving works of Aristotle include three treatises on moral philosophy: the Nicomachean Ethics in 10 books, the Eudemian Ethics in 7 books, and the Magna moralia (Latin: “Great Ethics”). The Nicomachean Ethics is generally regarded as the most important of the three; it consists of a series of short treatises, possibly brought together by Aristotle’s son Nicomachus.

In Aristotle's moral philosophy everything is measured in relation to this complex totality: the best and most beautiful life, the accomplished fullness of human nature, happiness -- consisting in the true order of the parts which compose it.

It is the end toward which we. Aristotle’s moral philosophy is a pillar of Western ethical thought. It bequeathed to the world an emphasis on virtues and vices, happiness as well-being or a life well lived, and rationally motivated action as a mean between extremes.

The author finds a surprising similarity between Gandhi's thought and Aristotle's moral philosophy— between satyagraha and prognosis. Miri began with a discussion of the particular concept of rationality according to which the rationality of an action or rather, rationality in piratical (as opposed to theoretical) matters is a question of.

Aristotle’s Books Aristotle wrote an estimated works, most in the form of notes and manuscript drafts touching on reasoning. A summary of Book II in Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics.

Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Nicomachean Ethics and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.

In some thinkers, ethics is a philosophy derived from ontology (Plato, Sartre), in others derived from politics (Aristotle).

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Some even reverse the theoretical/practical relationship: moral philosophy is the first philosophy (Levinas), it is from it that the other branches of philosophy must flow.

The origin of morality. The kind of book I would most prefer would be one that would address both (realism and relativism) from a completely Stack Exchange Network Stack Exchange network consists of Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

“Pangle’s book offers a singularly illuminating, meticulous, and learned examination of one of the two central works of classical political philosophy: Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics.(The other central work is Plato’s Republic.) Her argument that Aristotle ultimately offers a subtle, humane, socially responsible critique of the more conventional accounts of moral responsibility is all.

Introduction to Ethical Studies An Open Source Reader Lee Archie John G. Archie. This is a collection of the late Heda Segvic's papers in ancient moral philosophy.

At the time of her death at age forty-five inSegvic had already established herself as an important figure in ancient philosophy, making bold new arguments about the nature of Socratic intellectualism and the intellectual influences that shaped Aristotle's ideas.

BUT, this book is supposed to be a short history of ethics, one a non-specialist should be able to pick up and it doesn't live up to that. It's short, but it's quite cumbersome at moments.

That being said, he really includes everything through Western civ on moral theory/5. Aristotle gave emphasis to Teleology in Philosophy & Politics. (Teleology is a method to study & direct the actions based on the final purpose or end result of any being or action.) In Philosophy – Rationality is the final goal, all the virtues & wisdom prepare us for good life & this good life must consist of Rational Contemplation.

Aristotle’s teachings formed the basis of modern philosophy, particularly in developing the practice of applying rules of logic as a method of arriving at the : Andrew P Street. In simply assuming a set of virtues, Aristotle may not be as far from modern moral philosophers as we think.

Immanuel Kant is unlike Aristotle in that he tries to build a rational foundation for his moral maxims, but the maxims he arrives at, such as “never tell a lie under any circumstances,” are maxims we might expect from a man who was raised in a strictly Lutheran family.

Summary and Analysis Book II: The Discourse on Utopia: Philosophy Summary The learned men of Utopia are given to disputing over various questions of moral philosophy, but their chief concern is in trying to determine the source and nature of happiness.

Aristotle ( BCE) was a great Greek philosopher, one of the most important of antiquity. Aristotle was called a polymath, which is a scholar of various fields and subjects. Classics of Political and Moral Philosophy provides in one volume the major writings from nearly 2, years of political and moral philosophy, from Plato through the twentieth century.

The most comprehensive collection of its kind, it moves from classical thought (Plato, Aristotle, Epicurus, Cicero) through medieval views (Augustine, Aquinas) to modern perspectives .The Philosophy of Moral Development: Moral Stages and the Idea of Justice Volume 1 of Essays on moral development, Lawrence Kohlberg Volume 1 of The Philosophy of Moral Development: Author: Lawrence Kohlberg: Publisher: Harper & Row, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Oct 3, ISBN:Length 5/5(1).

In this lecture from my Fall Ethics class at Marist College, we discuss Aristotle's Nichomachean Ethics book 7, where Aristotle discusses the difference between weakness of will, lack of self.