Aristotle's Dialogue with Socrates: On the "Nicomachean - download pdf or read online

By Ronna Burger

ISBN-10: 0226080501

ISBN-13: 9780226080505

ISBN-10: 0226080528

ISBN-13: 9780226080529

What is the nice lifestyles for a individual? Aristotle’s exploration of this question within the Nicomachean Ethics has demonstrated it as a founding paintings of Western philosophy, even though its teachings have lengthy wondered readers and provoked lively dialogue. Adopting a extensively new standpoint, Ronna Burger deciphers probably the most difficult conundrums of this influential treatise via coming near near it as Aristotle’s discussion with the Platonic Socrates.

Tracing the argument of the Ethics because it emerges via that technique, Burger’s cautious examining indicates how Aristotle represents moral advantage from the viewpoint of these dedicated to it whereas status again to envision its assumptions and implications. 

“This is the simplest ebook i've got learn on Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics. it's so good crafted that examining it really is like analyzing the Ethics itself, in that it offers an schooling in moral issues that does justice to each side of the issues.”—Mary P. Nichols, Baylor University

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