Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics


  1. ^ "Roman Aristotle," in Philosophia Togata II: Plato and Aristotle at Rome, Oxford University Press (Oxford: 1997), pp. 1–69.
  2. ^ Nicomachean Ethics, trans. T.H. Irwin, Introduction. Hackett Publishing Company (Indianapolis: 1999) xv.
  3. ^ But for an argument that the Magna Moralia's philosophical content (if not the language) is authentically Aristotle's, see: John M. Cooper, "The Magna Moralia and Aristotle's Moral Philosophy," in The American Journal of Philology 94.4 (Winter, 1973): pp. 327–49.
  4. ^ The Aristotelian Ethics: A Study of the Relationship between the Eudemian and Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle, (Oxford 1978).
  5. ^ Cicero mentioned him in De Finibus.
  6. ^ NE Book I, EE Book I
  7. ^ NE end of Book VI and end of Book X. Also see Burger (2008).
  8. ^ Burger (2008)
  9. ^ Burger (2008); Sachs (2002)
  10. ^ NE Book X
  11. ^ See M.F. Burnyeat, "Aristotle on Learning to be Good," in Essays on Aristotle's Ethics, ed. Rorty (1980) pp. 71–72.
  12. ^ Martha Nussbaum, for example, has argued that Aristotle's so-called endoxic method, described at NE VII.1145b1 ff. is in fact Aristotle's general philosophical method. See Nussbaum, Fragility of Goodness (Cambridge: 1986/2001) pp. 240 ff.
  13. ^ As noted by Rachel Barney, "Aristotle's Argument for a Human Function," in Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 34 (Summer 2008) p. 3.
  14. ^ As noted by Jennifer Whiting in an article that defends the argument. See Whiting, "Aristotle's Function Argument: A Defense" Ancient Philosophy 8, p. 35.
  15. ^ EE III.vii. Also see MM.
  16. ^ It is mentioned within the initial discussion of practical examples of virtues and vices at Book IV.1123b.
  17. ^ This description occurs for example during the special discussion of the virtue (or virtues) of justice at 1129b in Book V.
  18. ^ Mentioned in this way at 1144b in Book VI.1144b.
  19. ^ Book VIII.1157a
  20. ^ Eudemian Ethics Book VIII, chapter 3.

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