In this incisive study Sarah Broadie gives an argued account of the main topics of Aristotle’s ethics: eudaimonia, virtue, voluntary agency, practical reason. Sarah Broadie concentrates on what he has to teach about happiness, virtue, Never forgetting that ethics for Aristotle is above all a practical enterprise, she. , English, Book edition: Ethics with Aristotle / Sarah Broadie. Giving an analysis of the main themes of Aristotle’s ethics, the author concentrates on his.

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She explores the sense of “eudaimonia,” probes Aristotle’s division of the soul and its virtues, and traces the ambiguities in “voluntary. Bibliographic Information Print publication date: Contents Chapter 1 Happiness the Supreme End. If we individuate objects of desire finely, the trick won’t work, since what we should desire is not the good-maker making good but the other things made good. This is certainly an interesting ethical picture, worth serious consideration. Division of the Soul II.

She compares nature with the craftsman who, as craftsmandoes not have to deliberate, and then argues that the latter notion involves an unreal abstraction, suited not so much to actual craftsmen as to “end-directed automation” Classical, Early, and Medieval Poetry and Poets: The notion that every human activity should be assessed in terms of the maximisation of a single good, for example wealth, relates directly to the theme of B.


Sarah Broadie is well known for her publications on Aristotle’s philosophy of nature as S. Other suppliers National Library of Australia – Copies Direct The National Library may be able to supply you with a photocopy or electronic copy of all or part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright restrictions.

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Ethics with Aristotle

This volume contains a selection of her papers on these topics. Taking Stock of the Definition. University of Queensland Library. Separate different tags with a comma. But for that to happen, these other things have to be present sristotle with it.

An Essay on Aristotle’s “Nicomachean Ethics”. Her main reason for attributing claim b to Aristotle is his refusal to offer universal principles of action the thought being, why not offer “always pursue [highest good],” if he endorsed it?

Weighting for a Plausible Humean Theory of Reasons. I won’t attempt that here. The Limits of Hedonism.

In the course of her argument B. This ehhics is available as part of Oxford Scholarship Online – view abstracts and keywords at book and chapter level. Virtues and Parts of the Soul. Ebook This title is available as an ebook.


Open to the public 89 To this she responds “if for a moment we allow ourselves the phrase ‘the purpose of leisure’: Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Happiness the Supreme End.

Ethics with Aristotle – Oxford Scholarship

Showing that the theoretic ideal of Nicomachean Ethics X is in step with the earlier emphasis on practice, as well as with the doctrine of the Eudemian Ethics, this work makes a major contribution towards the understanding of Aristotle’s ethics.

As the title indicates, the twelve essays in this volume address a range of topics in metaphysics and ethics, usually aistotle a recognizably Aristotle-influenced point of view but only sometimes in explicit dialogue with, or explication of, that philosopher.

Chapter 1 Happiness the Supreme End. She also introduces component three, a proposal about the role of highest good in relation to other goods. The highest good turns out to be ethically indiscernible from the all-inclusive good.