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Classics in philosophy and ethics

Classics in philosophy and ethics

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Published by Philosophical Library .
Written in English


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Statement[with]...Introductory reading guide, by C.E.M. Joad.
ContributionsJoad, C. E. M. 1891-1953.
The Physical Object
Pagination313p.
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14066252M

The Ethics also discusses the nature of practical reasoning, the value and the objects of pleasure, the different forms of friendship, and the relationship between individual virtue, society and the State. Aristotle’s work has had a profound and lasting influence on all subsequent Western thought about ethical matters. The Classics of Western Philosophy brings together 61 newly-commissioned essays on classic texts ranging from Ancient Greece to the twentieth century. Surveying the history of philosophy, the book focuses on historical texts rather than historical figures and covers the entire range of classics in a single volume.

  Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle It is the purpose of the study of ethics to discover the nature of the highest good and to find the appropriate means for its realisation. Summary & Analysis of Book 1. The books appearing below were written or edited by members of the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics at UKZN (or by members of the disciplines falling within that school at earlier times in the history of UKZN, the University of Durban-Westville or the University of Natal).

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1 After what we have said, a discussion of friendship would naturally follow, since it is a virtue or implies virtue, and is besides most necessary with a view to living. For without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods; even rich men and those in possession of office and of dominating power are thought to need friends most of all; for what is the use of.

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