Happy Lives and the Highest Good: An Essay on Aristotle's "Nicomachean Ethics"

Happy Lives and the Highest Good: An Essay on Aristotle's "Nicomachean Ethics"

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Gabriel Richardson Lear presents a bold new approach to one of the enduring debates about Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics: the controversy about whether it coherently argues that the best life for humans is one devoted to a single activity, namely philosophical contemplation. Many scholars oppose this reading because the bulk of the Ethics is devoted to various moral virtues--courage and generosity, for example--that are not in any obvious way either manifestations… (more)

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Publisher: Princeton University Press (January 10, 2009)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 256 pages

File size: 3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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