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By Ronna Burger

ISBN-10: 0226080501

ISBN-13: 9780226080505

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What is the nice lifestyles for a individual? Aristotle’s exploration of this question within the Nicomachean Ethics has proven it as a founding paintings of Western philosophy, although its teachings have lengthy wondered readers and provoked lively dialogue. Adopting a greatly new viewpoint, Ronna Burger deciphers one of the most puzzling conundrums of this influential treatise by way of impending it as Aristotle’s discussion with the Platonic Socrates.

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

“This is the easiest e-book i've got learn on Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics. it's so good crafted that analyzing it really is like analyzing the Ethics itself, in that it presents an schooling in moral concerns that does justice to either side of the issues.”—Mary P. Nichols, Baylor University

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