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The Aristotelian EthicsA study of the relationship between the Eudemian and Nicomachean ethics of Aristotle

The Aristotelian Ethics: A study of the relationship between the Eudemian and Nicomachean ethics of Aristotle

Anthony Kenny

Published in print:
1978
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198245544
eISBN:
9780191680878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198245544.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book is an attempt to solve a long-standing problem of Aristotelian scholarship on the basis of historical and philosophical arguments and a statistical study of features of style. It presents a ... More

Aristotle and the Virtues

Aristotle and the Virtues

Howard J. Curzer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199693726
eISBN:
9780191738890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693726.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Aristotle is the father of virtue ethics, and virtue ethics is hot. Yet Aristotle’s accounts of the individual virtues remain opaque, for most contemporary commentators of Aristotle’s Nicomachean ... More

Aristotle on the Apparent GoodPerception, Phantasia, Thought, and Desire

Aristotle on the Apparent Good: Perception, Phantasia, Thought, and Desire

Jessica Moss

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656349
eISBN:
9780191742156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656349.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Aristotle holds that we desire things because they appear good to us – a view still dominant in philosophy now. But what is it for something to appear good? This book argues that Aristotle ... More

Aristotle on the Perfect Life

Aristotle on the Perfect Life

Anthony Kenny

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240174
eISBN:
9780191680106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240174.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Aristotle's teaching on the subject of happiness has been a topic of intense philosophical debate. Did he hold that happiness consists in the exercise of all the virtues, moral and intellectual, or ... More

Aristotle's Ethical Theory

Aristotle's Ethical Theory

W.F.R. Hardie

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246329
eISBN:
9780191680953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246329.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This is a study of Aristotle's moral philosophy as it is contained in the Nicomachean Ethics. The book examines the difficulties of the text; presents a map of inescapable philosophical questions; ... More

Cultivating VirtuePerspectives from Philosophy, Theology, and Psychology

Cultivating Virtue: Perspectives from Philosophy, Theology, and Psychology

Nancy E. Snow (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199967421
eISBN:
9780190219611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967421.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Despite the rising interest in virtue, little attention has been paid to the question of how virtue is developed. This volume addresses this gap in the literature. Each chapter focuses on some aspect ... More

Desiring the GoodAncient Proposals and Contemporary Theory

Desiring the Good: Ancient Proposals and Contemporary Theory

Katja Maria Vogt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190692476
eISBN:
9780190692506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190692476.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book defends a novel and distinctive approach in ethics that is inspired by ancient philosophy. Ethics, according to this approach, starts from one question and its most immediate answer: “what ... More

Developing the VirtuesIntegrating Perspectives

Developing the Virtues: Integrating Perspectives

Julia Annas, Darcia Narvaez, and Nancy E. Snow (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190271466
eISBN:
9780190271480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190271466.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Ethicists and psychologists have become increasingly interested in the development of virtue in recent years, approaching the topic from the perspectives of virtue ethics and developmental psychology ... More

The Greeks On Pleasure

The Greeks On Pleasure

J. C. B. Gosling and C. C. W. Taylor

Published in print:
1982
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246664
eISBN:
9780191681035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246664.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book aims to provide a critical and analytical history of ancient Greek theories of the nature of pleasure and of its value and role in human life, from the earliest times down to the period of ... More

Intelligent Virtue

Intelligent Virtue

Julia Annas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199228782
eISBN:
9780191725524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228782.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The book develops an account of virtue which, in a contemporary version, foregrounds the idea that virtue is an exercise of practical intelligence (ideally, a form of practical wisdom) similar to the ... More

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