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By Michael Pakaluk

this can be an enticing and obtainable advent to the Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle's nice masterpiece of ethical philosophy. Michael Pakaluk deals a radical and lucid exam of the complete paintings, uncovering Aristotle's motivations and uncomplicated perspectives whereas paying cautious consciousness to his arguments. The bankruptcy on friendship captures Aristotle's doctrine with readability and perception, and Pakaluk supplies unique and compelling interpretations of the functionality Argument, the Doctrine of the suggest, braveness and different personality virtues, Akrasia, and the 2 remedies of enjoyment. there's additionally an invaluable part on find out how to learn an Aristotelian textual content. This e-book should be necessary for all pupil readers encountering probably the most vital and influential works of Western philosophy.

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