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Book digitized by Google from the library of New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. The Rhetoric, Poetic, and Nicomachean Ethics: Of Aristotle by Aristotle, Thomas Taylor. Publication date Publisher. The Nicomachean Ethics has engaged the serious interest of readers across centuries and civilizations—of peoples ancient, medieval, and modern; pagan, Christian, Muslim, and Jewish—and this new edition will take its place as the standard English-language translation.

Terence Irwin’s edition of the Nicomachean Ethics offers more aids to the reader than are found in any modern English translation. It includes an Introduction, headings to help the reader follow the argument, explanatory notes on difficult or important passages, and a full glossary explaining Aristotle.   Buy Nicomachean Ethics: Translation, Introduction, Commentary by Sarah Broadie, Christopher Rowe, Aristotle (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:

This work presents the Nicomachean Ethics in a fresh English translation by Christopher Rowe that strives to be meticulously accurate yet also accessible. The translation is accompanied by Sarah Broadie's detailed line-by-line commentary, which brings out the subtlety of Aristotle's thought asit develops from moment to moment. In addition, a substantial introductory section features a thorough 5/5(1). On the other hand, my description is a bit of a stretch in the sense that the Nicomachean Ethics is a notoriously densely argued and poorly edited text. I I like to tell students in my undergraduate ancient philosophy class that Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics is a sort of self-help book/5(2).


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An excellent new translation and commentary. It will serve newcomers as an informative, accessible introduction to the Nicomachean Ethics and to many issues in Aristotle’s philosophy, but also has much to offer advanced scholars.

The commentary is noteworthy for its frequent citations of relevant passages from other works in Aristotle’s corpus, which often shed new light on the texts/5(18). An excellent new translation and commentary.

It will serve newcomers as an informative, accessible introduction to the Nicomachean Ethics and to many issues in Aristotle’s philosophy, but also has much to offer advanced scholars.

The commentary is noteworthy for its frequent citations of relevant passages from other works in Aristotle’s corpus, which often shed new light on the texts. This new translation of Aristotle's Politics is a model of accuracy and consistency and fits seamlessly with the translator's Nicomachean Ethics, allowing the two to be read together, as Aristotle intended.

Sequentially numbered endnotes provide the information most needed at each juncture, while a detailed Index of Terms indicates places where focused discussion of key notions. This new edition of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics is an accurate, readable and accessible translation of one of the world's greatest ethical works.

Based on lectures Aristotle gave in Athens in the fourth century BCE, Nicomachean Ethics is one of the most significant works in moral philosophy, and has profoundly influenced the whole course of Cited by:   Aristotle is one of my favorite philosophers, so it goes without saying that his Nicomachean Ethics are one of my favorite pieces of philosophical literature.

For anyone interested in philosophy, specifically an overview of how to live ethically, this is a great introductory book to read/5().

Buy Books and CD-ROMs: Help: Nicomachean Ethics By Aristotle Written B.C.E Translated by W. Ross. Nicomachean Ethics has been divided into the following sections: Book I [65k] Book II [50k] Book III [74k] Book IV [69k] Book V [74k] Book VI [55k]. Nicomachean Ethics Aristotle Translated by W.

Ross Batoche Books Kitchener Contents BOOK I 1 Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and pursuit, is Nicomachean Ethics/5 good judge of that subject, and the man who has received an all-round education is a good judge in general.

Hence a young man is not a proper. The book is an invaluable resource, useful to students and scholars alike." —Amelie Rorty, Tufts University and Harvard Medical School "The Nicomachean Ethics remains the most compelling of all works on the good human life, and readers can now enjoy ready access to it through David Reeve's fluent new translation.

Accompanied by illuminating. Slight Creasing To Spine and Wear To Edges Of Pages Title: Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy) Item Condition: used item in a good condition.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press ISBN All used books sold by Book Fountain. The Nicomachean ethics of Aristotle: a new translation, mainly from the text of Bekker. With explanatory notes.

Designed for the assistance of students in the universities [Leather Bound] Aristotle,Chase, D. (Drummond Percy),Anthon, Charles. fmo. (Note that the second part of this review specifically concerns the Kindle Edition of Broadie and Rowe's translation of the "Nicomachean Ethics," published by Oxford University Press.) Nicomachus was the name of Aristotle's father, and of his s: 9.

The Nicomachean Ethics is Aristotle's best-known work on ethics. The work, which plays a pre-eminent role in defining Aristotelian ethics, consists of ten books, originally separate scrolls, and is understood to be based on notes from his lectures at the s:   First, it’s not a well-written book.

Scholars believe that Nicomachean Ethics is basically a compilation of class notes from Aristotle’s students, now divided into ten short books, so, stylistically speaking, Plato’s Republic, which is written in dialogue form, is much more fun to read than Nicomachean Ethics.

A new translation of Aristotle’s “Ethics” addresses the perennial question of well-being. Lord Birkenhead — gave a copy of the “Nicomachean Ethics” to his close friend Winston.

The Nicomachean Ethics remains the most compelling of all works on the good human life, and readers can now enjoy ready access to it through David Reeve's fluent new translation.

Accompanied by illuminating commentary and an exceptionally rich index, the volume is an ideal companion for those aspiring to learn their way around this classic s:   One of the most important philosophical works of all time, in a lively new translation by Adam Beresford.

Previously published as Ethics, Aristotle's The Nicomachean Ethics addresses the question of how to live well, and originates the concept of cultivating a virtuous character as the basis of his ethical system. This Penguin Classics edition is translated from the Greek by J.A.K.

Thomson. In summary, Aristotle’s “The Nicomachean Ethics” is one of the most influential books in Western development, but a very hard read. It is therefore probably only digestible to philosophy students or readers with an obsession for the classics and classical s: The Nicomachean Ethics is one of Aristotle’s most widely read and influential works.

Ideas central to ethics—that happiness is the end of human endeavor, that moral virtue is formed through action and habituation, and that good action requires prudence—found their most powerful proponent in the person medieval scholars simply called “the Philosopher.” Drawing on their intimate.

About The Nicomachean Ethics. 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.

In The Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle sets out to examine the nature of happiness. He argues that happiness consists in 'activity of the soul in accordance with virtue'-for example, with moral virtues, such as courage, generosity and justice, and intellectual virtues, such as knowledge, wisdom and insight.

The Ethics also discusses the nature of practical reasoning, the value and the objects of /5(). The Nicomachean Ethics is one of Aristotle’s most widely read and influential works.

Ideas central to ethics—that happiness is the end of human endeavor, that moral virtue is formed through action and habituation, and that good action requires prudence—found their most powerful proponent in the person medieval scholars simply called “the Philosopher.”.Aristotle begins by seeking to identify the best way of life.

To do this, it’s necessary to identify the best good, or end—the thing people pursue for its own sake, not for the sake of anything digresses to explain that Nicomachean Ethics will be a work of political science, the science which seeks the good of the also points out that this work will “indicate the truth.The Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle The Nicomachean Ethics is the name normally given to Aristotle's best-known work on ethics.

The work, which plays a pre-eminent role in defining Aristotelian ethics, consists of ten books, originally separate scrolls, and is understood to be based on notes from his lectures at the Lyceum.4/5.