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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 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


Perfection and Happiness

Anthony Kenny

in Aristotle on the Perfect Life

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240174
eISBN:
9780191680106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240174.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Happiness is the most perfect (teleion) of all things: it is chosen for its own sake and never for anything else; it is never chosen for the sake of honour, pleasure, understanding, or virtue. ... More


The Aristotelian Ethics in Antiquity

Anthony Kenny

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

Published in print:
1978
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198245544
eISBN:
9780191680878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198245544.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses two of the three Aristotelian Ethics, which are the Eudemian Ethics and the Nicomachean Ethics. The Nicomachean Ethics have been considered as the ethics of Aristotle for many ... More


Cross-references in the Ethics

Anthony Kenny

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

Published in print:
1978
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198245544
eISBN:
9780191680878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198245544.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the internal evidence that concerns the original context of the disputed middle books of Aristotle. It also examines the forward-looking references in the first five books of ... More


Particles and Connectives in the Aristotelian Ethics

Anthony Kenny

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

Published in print:
1978
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198245544
eISBN:
9780191680878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198245544.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the beginnings of a possible systematic study of the style and comparison of the books common to the Eudemian Ethics and Nicomachean Ethics. This study is limited to a single ... More


Prepositions, Adverbs, and Pronouns in the Ethical Treatises

Anthony Kenny

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

Published in print:
1978
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198245544
eISBN:
9780191680878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198245544.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the style of ethical treatises in the three ethical books of Aristotle: the Nicomachean Ethics, the Eudemian Ethics, and the Aristotelian Ethics. It pays particular attention ... More


Wisdom in the Aristotelian Ethics

Anthony Kenny

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

Published in print:
1978
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198245544
eISBN:
9780191680878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198245544.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses a study that looks separately at the phronesis-theory of each of the three treatises. It also compares the phronēsis-theory of the Aristotelian Ethics with that of the ... More


Happiness in the Aristotelian Ethics

Anthony Kenny

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

Published in print:
1978
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198245544
eISBN:
9780191680878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198245544.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses happiness in the Nicomachean Ethics, the Eudemian Ethics, and the Aristotelian Ethics. While the references to happiness in the Aristotelian Ethics are brief and at times ... More


The Contents of Books VII and X of the Nicomachean Ethics

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

in The Greeks On Pleasure

Published in print:
1982
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246664
eISBN:
9780191681035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246664.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The last two chapters argued that there is no reason to suppose any change of view on Aristotle's part as to the nature of pleasure or its relation to the good for man. While the Eudemian Ethics does ... More


Introduction

Jonathan Barnes and Anthony Kenny (eds)

in Aristotle's Ethics: Writings from the Complete Works

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158464
eISBN:
9781400852369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158464.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book presents the English translations of four texts, written by or attributed to Aristotle, that offer insights into his ethics: Eudemian Ethics, Nicomachean Ethics, Magna Moralia, and Virtues ... More


Eudemian Ethics

Jonathan Barnes and Anthony Kenny (eds)

in Aristotle's Ethics: Writings from the Complete Works

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158464
eISBN:
9781400852369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158464.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This section presents the English translation of Eudemian Ethics, which offers reflections on happiness—described in the text as the noblest, the best, and the most pleasant of human goods—and how it ... More


Introductory Note: Aristotle’s Ethical Writings

W.F.R. Hardie

in Aristotle's Ethical Theory

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246329
eISBN:
9780191680953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246329.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book examines Aristotle's ethical doctrines as they are expounded in the work known as the Nicomachean Ethics (EN). Two other works on ethics have come down as Aristotle's, the Eudemian Ethics ... More


Ethics with Aristotle

Sarah Broadie

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195085600
eISBN:
9780199833108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195085604.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This book turns a philosophical lens on to the main themes of Aristotle's Ethics, offering detailed discussions of happiness as an end, virtue, character development, voluntary agency, prohairesis ... More


Aristotle on Moral Responsibility: Character and Cause

Susan Sauvé Meyer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199697427
eISBN:
9780191732072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697427.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book presents an examination of Aristotle's accounts of voluntariness in the Eudemian and Nicomachean Ethics. It makes the case that these constitute a theory of moral responsibility — albeit ... More


Introduction: Moral Responsibility and Aristotle’s Concerns

Susan Sauvé Meyer

in Aristotle on Moral Responsibility: Character and Cause

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199697427
eISBN:
9780191732072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697427.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This introductory chapter begins by outlining the reasons why one might doubt that Aristotle's concern with voluntariness is a concern with moral responsibility. These various motives for scepticism ... More


The Aristotelian Ethics: A Study of the Relationship between the Eudemian and Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle

Anthony Kenny

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198790938
eISBN:
9780191836282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790938.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of 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


The Good Is That to Which All Things Aim: Aristotle on God and the Good

Diana Lobel

in The Quest for God and the Good: World Philosophy as a Living Experience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153157
eISBN:
9780231527019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153157.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines Aristotle's views on God and the good as well as his notion of the moral life by focusing on his Nicomachean Ethics and Eudemian Ethics. Aristotle offers an earthy, practical ... More


Shame and Virtue in Aristotle

Christopher C. Raymond

in Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 53

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198815655
eISBN:
9780191853197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815655.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In Nicomachean Ethics 4. 9 Aristotle gives two arguments for why aidōs, or a sense of shame, is not a virtue. The chapter has puzzled readers: both arguments seem to conflict with things he says ... More


Phainomena as Witnesses and Examples: The Methodology of Eudemian Ethics 1.6

Joshua Wilburn

in Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 49

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198749516
eISBN:
9780191842818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749516.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter undertakes a detailed examination of the philosophical method described in Eudemian Ethics 1.6. Contrary to what many scholars suppose, the chapter argues that this method differs ... More


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