Confronting Aristotle's Ethics [electronic resource] : ancient and modern morality / Eugene Garver.
By: Garver, Eugene.Material type: TextPublisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006Description: 1 online resource (ix, 290 p.).ISBN: 9780226284019 (electronic bk.); 0226284018 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Aristotle. Nicomachean ethics | Ethics | Aristote. Éthique à Nicomaque | Morale | PHILOSOPHY -- Ethics & Moral PhilosophyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Confronting Aristotle's Ethics.DDC classification: 171/.3 LOC classification: B430 | .G37 2006ebOnline resources: EBSCOhost
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-275) and indexes.
What Aristotle's Rhetoric can tell us about the rationality of virtue -- Decision, rational powers, and irrational powers -- The varieties of moral failure -- Passion and the two sides of virtue -- Aristotle's ethical virtues are political virtues -- The ethical dimensions of Aristotle's Metaphysics -- Living politically and living rationally : choosing ends and choosing lives.
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What is the good life? Posing this question today would likely elicit very different answers. Some might say that the good life means doing good?improving one?s community and the lives of others. Others might respond that it means doing well?cultivating one?s own abilities in a meaningful way. But for Aristotle these two distinct ideas?doing good and doing well?were one and the same and could be realized in a single life. In Confronting Aristotle?s Ethics, Eugene Garver examines how we can draw this conclusion from Aristotle's works, while also studying how this conception of the good life rel.
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