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The Aristotelian <i>Ethics</i> in Antiquity

Anthony Kenny

in The Aristotelian Ethics

Published in print September 1978 | ISBN: 9780198245544
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191680878 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198245544.003.0001
The Aristotelian Ethics in Antiquity

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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 centuries, while the Eudemian Ethics were once regarded as false by scholars in the 19th century. Several ancient writers and their respective quotations and commentaries of the Ethics of Aristotle are discussed in detail in the final sections of this chapter.

Keywords: Aristotelian Ethics; Eudemian Ethics; Nicomachean Ethics; Aristotle; scholars; quotations; commentaries; ancient writers

Chapter.  20891 words. 

Subjects: Ancient Philosophy ; Moral Philosophy

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