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Nicomachean Ethics (edition 1985)
Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0872204642, Paperback)Building on the strengths of the first edition, the second edition of the Irwin Nicomachean Ethics features a revised translation (without extensive editorial intervention), expanded notes (including a summary of the argument of each chapter), an expanded Introduction, and a revised glossary.
Terence Irwin is Susan Linn Sage Professor of Philosophy, Cornell University.
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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. represents an exacting, exciting challenge to the reader. By converting ethics from a theoretical to a practical science, and by introducing psychology into his study of behaviour, Aristotle both widens the field of moral philosophy and simultaneously makes it more accessible to anyone who seeks an understanding of human nature.
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An edition of this book was published by Penguin Australia.
An edition of this book was published by Tantor Media.
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