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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


  • Ethics

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Statementtranslated by J.A.K. Thomson ; introduction and bibliography by Jonathan Barnes.
SeriesPenguin classics
ContributionsThomson, J. A. K. 1879-1959., Barnes, Jonathan, 1942-, Tredennick, Hugh.
LC ClassificationsBJ1012
The Physical Object
Pagination383p. ;
Number of Pages383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22816313M
ISBN 100140440550

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Book 1, Chapter 6. Before proceeding, though, Aristotle points out that it’s best to figure out what is meant by the vanbuskirkphotos.come it is spoken of in so many different ways, we can conclude that there isn’t a single, universal good. The Aristotelian Ethics all aim to begin with approximate but uncontroversial starting points. In the Nicomachean Ethics Aristotle says explicitly that one must begin with what is familiar to us, and "the that" or "the fact that" (NE Ib). Ancient commentators agree that what Aristotle means here is that his treatise must rely upon. 1 Aristotle gives flute-playing as an instance of an art the practice of which is an end in itself, in contrast with the art of building, the end of which is the house built Aristot. Gtr. Mor. b 27 ff. 2 Or perhaps ‘both to ascertain and to secure.’. 3 καλόν is a term of admiration applied to what is correct, especially (1) bodies well shaped and works of art or handicraft. Nicomachean Ethics By Aristotle Written B.C.E Book I: 1 Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and pursuit, is thought to aim at some good; and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be that at which all things aim.

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Title: The Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle Author: Aristotle, Frank Hesketh Peters Created Date: 9/10/ PM. Jul 01,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project by: 51 Perhaps Aristotle wrote ‘though is is not easy.’ 52 Possibly a reference to an intended (or now lost) book of the Politics on laws (Ross). 53 54 i.e., mistake, ignorance: as in the illustration, it is an accident that the person struck is the striker's father. 55 Sc., of whom he knows his father to be one. Dec 01,  · Aristotle sees pleasure, honour and virtue as significant 'wants' for people, and then argues that virtue is the most important of these. In the Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle makes the claim that happiness is something which is both precious and final. This seems to be so because it is a first principle or ultimate starting point.5/5(5).