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Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics: An Introduction (Cambridge Introductions to Key Philosophical Texts)

ISBN13: 9780521520683
ISBN: 0521520681
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $39.99
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Pages: 360
Average Goodreads rating: 3.61/5 (36 ratings)

Uncovering Aristotle's motivations and basic views while paying careful attention to his arguments, this introduction to the Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle's great masterpiece of moral philosophy, offers a thorough examination of the entire work. The chapter on friendship captures Aristotle's doctrine with clarity and insight, and Michael Pakaluk develops original and compelling interpretations of the Function Argument, the Doctrine of the Mean, courage and other character virtues, Akrasia, and the two treatments of pleasure.