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The ethics of Aristotle : the Nicomachean ethics

  title={The ethics of Aristotle : the Nicomachean ethics},
  author={J. Thomson and Aristotle},
  • J. Thomson, Aristotle
  • Published 1953
  • Philosophy
  • A vigorous polemicist as well as a rational philosopher, Aristotle (384 - 322 BCE) has the task in his ethics of demonstrating how men become good and why happiness can, and should, be our goal. The success of Aristotle's endeavour may be measured by the enormous impact of his ethics on Western moral philosophy through the centuries. Composed as mere lecture notes, it possesses a startling boldness and represents an exacting, exciting challenge to the reader. By converting ethics from a… CONTINUE READING
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