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The Nicomachean Ethics

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Informationen zum Autor Aristotle; Translated by Adam Beresford Klappentext A new translation of one of the most important philosophical works of all time A Penguin Classic Aristotle's classic treatise is based on his famous doctrine of the golden mean, which advocates taking the middle course between excess and deficiency. Reacting against Plato's absolutism, Aristotle insisted that there are no definitive moral standards and that ethical philosophy must be based on human nature and experience. Treating such topics as moral worth, intellectual virtue, pleasure, friendship, and happiness, The Nicomachean Ethics asks above all: What is the good life, and how can we live it? Zusammenfassung A new translation of one of the most important philosophical works of all time A Penguin Classic Aristotle’s classic treatise is based on his famous doctrine of the golden mean, which advocates taking the middle course between excess and deficiency. Reacting against Plato’s absolutism, Aristotle insisted that there are no definitive moral standards and that ethical philosophy must be based on human nature and experience. Treating such topics as moral worth, intellectual virtue, pleasure, friendship, and happiness, The Nicomachean Ethics asks above all: What is the good life, and how can we live it?

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Authors Aristoteles, Aristotle, Adam Beresford
Assisted by Adam Beresford (Translation)
Publisher Penguin Books Uk
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback
Released 30.09.2016
 
EAN 9780140455472
ISBN 978-0-14-045547-2
No. of pages 400
Dimensions 129 mm x 198 mm x 22 mm
Series Penguin Classics
Little Black Classics
Penguin Classics
Little Black Classics
Subjects Humanities, art, music > Religion/theology

PHILOSOPHY / Ethics & Moral Philosophy, Ethics & moral philosophy, Classical texts, Ethics and moral philosophy, Ancient, classical and medieval texts

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