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Virtues of Aristotle (Hardcover) (D. S. Hutchinson)

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Originally published in 1986. Both moral philosophers and philosophical psychologists need to answer the question ‘what is a virtue?’ and the best answer so far give is that of Aristotle. This book is a rigorous exposition of that answer. The elements of Aristotle’s doctrine of virtue are scattered throughout his writings; this book reconstructs his complex and comprehensive doctrine in one place. It also covers Aristotle’s views about choice, character, emotions and the role of pleasure and pain in virtue. The celebrated function (ergon) is considered carefully as well as the doctrine of virtue being related to Aristotle’s metaphysics and categories.

Number of Pages: 139
Genre: Philosophy
Sub-Genre: History + Surveys / Ancient + Classical
Series Title: Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: D. S. Hutchinson
Language: English
Street Date: August 25, 2015
TCIN: 50440283
UPC: 9781138942332
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-8292
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