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In this incisive study Sarah Broadie gives an argued account of the main topics of Aristotle’s ethics: eudaimonia, virtue, voluntary agency, practical reason. Sarah Broadie concentrates on what he has to teach about happiness, virtue, Never forgetting that ethics for Aristotle is above all a practical enterprise, she. , English, Book edition: Ethics with Aristotle / Sarah Broadie. Giving an analysis of the main themes of Aristotle’s ethics, the author concentrates on his.

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On the other hand, good ground-level agency is itself part of the highest good aimed at in our architectonic thinking. University of Newcastle Library. This volume contains a selection of her papers on these topics.

Oxford Scholarship Online This book is available as part of Oxford Scholarship Online – view abstracts and keywords at book and chapter level. Any life without the highest good is worthless, while any life that includes it has positive ethicw.

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Ethics With Aristotle Sarah Broadie. Essential Features and Contingent Manifestations. There is, I think, an alternative explanation of Alexander’s approach, namely that he regards the claim that some future outcomes are only fated to occur through our actions as irrelevant or empty, given that those actions are themselves predetermined, and so–in his view, though not in that of the Stoics–not our responsibility at all.

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Chapters share the aim of developing a view on which a there is a highest good or possibly severalbut b not every decision should aim at achieving or preserving it. In this incisive study Sarah Broadie gives an argued account of the main topics of Aristotle’s ethics: Classical, Early, and Medieval Prose and Writers: Borchardt Library, Melbourne Bundoora Campus.


In chapter 7, “Soul and body in Plato and Descartes”, B. To this she responds “if for a moment we allow ourselves the phrase ‘the purpose of leisure’: Bdoadie to the public 89 The National Library may be able to supply you with a photocopy or electronic copy of all or part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright restrictions.

Rightly observing that Stoic determinism does not imply futilism, she draws attention to the way in which, if a particular outcome were repeatedly thwarted by apparently chance events, we would begin to suspect that some purpose was at work which we could not hope to outsmart; and she argues that from an Aristotelian perspective where, as On Coming-to-Be and Passing-Away 2. Chapter 4 Practical Wisdom. At any rate, by the end of chapter 11 she is indifferent between saying that the highest good — now Aristotle’s highest good — is the good-maker actually making good the other goods, and saying that it is a combination of the good-maker with the other goods.

Oxford University Press, It Depends on Him. It’s a fine story and maybe an ancient one, but should we think it was Aristotle’s? Broadie has three components from which to construct views of the kind she wants.

The difference between potential and actual good-maker woth greater than Broadie lets on. Theoria in the Eudemian Ethics. Against the Process Theory. Of course, the other goods need not in any way be means to the highest good.


But there is no clear-cut evidence that Aristotle subscribed to this separation of levels. Character and Intelligence in Deliberation I. For, from the Aristotelian perspective, to say that the outcomes are necessary already means that they will come about somehow.

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In chapter 6, “Nature and craft in Aristotelian teleology”, B. Never forgetting that ethics for Aristotle is above all a practical enterprise, she sheds new light on ways in which this practical orientation affects both content and method of his inquiry.

Showing that the theoretic ideal of Nicomachean Ethics X is in step with the earlier emphasis on practice, as well as with the doctrine of the Eudemian Ethics, this work makes a major contribution towards the understanding of Aristotle’s ethics.

Contents Chapter 1 Happiness the Supreme End.

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This is certainly an interesting ethical picture, worth serious consideration. His answer etuics that they are. Virtues and Parts of the Soul. Lists What are lists? Never forgetting that ethics for Aristotle