The Routledge Guidebook to Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics
Series Editor: Anthony Gottlieb
Published January 31st 2013 by Routledge – 276 pages
Written by one of the most important founding figures of Western philosophy, Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics represents a critical point in the study of ethics which has influenced the direction of modern philosophy. The Routledge Guidebook to Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics introduces the major themes in Aristotle’s great book and acts as a companion for reading this key work, examining:
With further reading included throughout, this text is essential reading for all students of philosophy, and all those wishing to get to grips with this classic work.
Acknowledgements Note on the text 1. Aristotle’s life and work 2. Style, structure and aim of the Ethics 3. The fulfilled life 4. Moral virtues and moral training 5. Practical Wisdom 6. Responsibility 7. Justice 8. Moral failure 8. Relationships with others 9. Pleasure and the good life 10. Aristotle’s moral world and ours Glossary Bibliography
Gerard J. Hughes is former Master of Campion Hall College, University of Oxford and is Assistant Director of the Centre for Philosophy of Religion, Heythrop College, UK. He has published widely on the subjects of theology and history of philosophy.