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Happiness, the Supreme End

Sarah Broadie

in Ethics with Aristotle

Published in print January 1994 | ISBN: 9780195085600
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199833108 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195085604.003.0001
Happiness, the Supreme End

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What is the best human life? is a question for the Aristotelian statesman and for those whom upbringing has endowed with good starting points. The analysis of Aristotle's answer takes us to the idea of happiness, to the problem of its relation to other goods, and to its definition in terms of the human function.

Keywords: Aristotle; goods; human function; statesman; upbringing

Chapter.  34725 words. 

Subjects: Ancient Philosophy

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