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The Resource Happy lives and the highest good : an essay on Aristotle's Nicomachean ethics, Gabriel Richardson Lear

Happy lives and the highest good : an essay on Aristotle's Nicomachean ethics, Gabriel Richardson Lear

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Happy lives and the highest good : an essay on Aristotle's Nicomachean ethics
Title
Happy lives and the highest good
Title remainder
an essay on Aristotle's Nicomachean ethics
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Gabriel Richardson Lear
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Language
eng
Summary
Gabriel Richardson Lear presents a bold new approach to one of the enduring debates about Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics: the controversy about whether it coherently argues that the best life for humans is one devoted to a single activity, namely philosophical contemplation. Many scholars oppose this reading because the bulk of the Ethics is devoted to various moral virtues--courage and generosity, for example--that are not in any obvious way either manifestations of philosophical contemplation or subordinated to it. They argue that Aristotle was inconsistent, and that we should not try to rea
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1971-
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Richardson Lear, Gabriel
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Aristotle
  • Ethics, Ancient
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Ethics, Ancient
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Happy lives and the highest good : an essay on Aristotle's Nicomachean ethics, Gabriel Richardson Lear
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-227) and indexes
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online resource
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text
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Contents
The finality criterion -- The self-sufficiency of happiness -- Acting for the sake of an object of love -- Theoretical and practical reason -- Moral virtue and to Kalon -- Courage, temperance, and greatness of soul -- Two happy lives and their most final ends -- Acting for love in the symposium
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1 online resource (viii, 238 pages)
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online
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9781400826087
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(OCoLC)437035028
Label
Happy lives and the highest good : an essay on Aristotle's Nicomachean ethics, Gabriel Richardson Lear
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-227) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The finality criterion -- The self-sufficiency of happiness -- Acting for the sake of an object of love -- Theoretical and practical reason -- Moral virtue and to Kalon -- Courage, temperance, and greatness of soul -- Two happy lives and their most final ends -- Acting for love in the symposium
Control code
ocn437035028
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 238 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400826087
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttz6cd
  • 4eac0ee0-93c4-46a3-8e11-7053edb3eb3a
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)437035028

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