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Nicomachean Ethics: Books VIII and IX (Clarendon Aristotle Series) (Bk.8 & 9)

ISBN13: 9780198751045
ISBN: 0198751044
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $65.0
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
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Pages: 256
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In Books VIII and IX of his masterpiece of moral philosophy, the Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle gives perhaps the most famous of all philosophical discussions of friendship. Michael Pakaluk presents the first systematic study in English of these books, showing how important Aristotle's treatment of friendship is to his ethics as a whole. Pakaluk's fresh and scrupulously accurate translation is accompanied by a detailed philosophical commentary.