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By Ronna Burger

ISBN-10: 0226080501

ISBN-13: 9780226080505

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What is the nice existence for a individual? Aristotle’s exploration of this question within the Nicomachean Ethics has demonstrated it as a founding paintings of Western philosophy, although its teachings have lengthy questioned readers and provoked lively dialogue. Adopting a greatly new perspective, Ronna Burger deciphers the most confusing conundrums of this influential treatise through coming near near it as Aristotle’s discussion with the Platonic Socrates.

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

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

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