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Title Aristotle's "Nicomachean ethics" / edited by Otfried Höffe ; translated by David Fernbach.
Imprint Leiden, the Netherlands ; Boston : Brill, 2010.

Subject Aristotle. Nicomachean ethics.
Ethics, Ancient.
Alt Name Höffe, Otfried.
Uniform Title Aristoteles, die Nikomachische Ethik. English.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 259 pages)
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Note Thirteen essays, of which 3 were originally in English while the remaining 10 were originally in German; the 10 German essays have been translated into English for this edition.
Originally published in a German edition under the title: Aristoteles, die Nikomachische Ethik. Berlin : Akademie Verlag, 1995 (2nd. ed., ©2006).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-252) and indexes.
Summary Anyone interested in theories of moral or human practice will find in Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics one of the few basic models relevant through to today. At the centre of his analysis, both sober and cautious, are such concepts as happiness, virtue, choice, prudence, incontinence, pleasure and friendship. Aristotle's arguments are by no means of merely historical interest, but continue to exert a key influence on present-day ethical debate.
Contents Ethics as practical philosophy : methodological considerations (Book I.1-3 [1], 1094a22-1095a13) / Otfried Hoffe -- Aristotle on Eudaimonia (Book I.1-5 [1-3] and 7-8 [5-6] / John L. Ackrill -- The critique of Plato (Book I.6 [I.4]) / Hellmut Flashar -- The sense of Aristotle's doctrine of the mean (Book II) / Ursula Wolf -- Free will, choice, and responsibility (Book III. 1-5 [1-7]) / Christof Rapp -- Aristotle on justice (Book V) / Gunther Bien -- Phronesis. Notes on a concept of Aristotle's Ethics (Book VI, chapters 5, 8-13) / Theodor Ebert -- Aristotle on Akrasia (Book VII. 1-11) / Richard Robinson -- The value and nature of pleasure (Book VII. 11-14 [12-15] and Book X.1-5) / Friedo Ricken -- Friendship (Books VIII and IX) / Anthony Price -- The contemplative and the political forms of life (Book X.6-9) / Wolfgang Kullmann -- Prospect : Aristotle or Kant? Against a simple alternative / Otfried Hoffe.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789047444800 (electronic bk.)
9047444809 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 820719524
Additional Format Print version: Aristoteles, die Nikomachische Ethik. English. Aristotle's "Nicomachean ethics". Leiden, the Netherlands ; Boston : Brill, 2010 9789004177628 (DLC) 2010030001 (OCoLC)656158711

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