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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Open to the public Book English University of Adelaide. Ethics with Aristotle Sarah Broadie Limited preview – Virtues and Parts of the Soul.

In Greece at any rate; the Egyptian priests referred to by Aristotle may be a more complicated case, since they were defined by their performance of specific activities. The — questionable — assumption seems to be that a prospective outcome E is desirable iff either E will occur and things would have been worse if it didn’t, or E won’t occur and things would have been better if it did.


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This is a close and comprehensive study of the main themes of Aristotle’s ethics. Related resource Table of contents at http: Second is a separation between questions of right and questions of good. National Library of Australia. Ethiccs powerful set of insights about how to read Aristotle’s ethics and many suggestive ideas about how to do ethics with Aristotle.

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Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Though this isn’t explicit, the idea must be that in ground-level practice we may respond solely to considerations of right, without aiming at any good at all; for at this stage Broadie seems to be granting that all goods are brodaie the sake of the highest good, and hence that when we correctly pursue any good we are ultimately pursuing the highest good.

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Ignorance and Moral Obligation Michael J. Because they make this difference only among lives with the highest good, Broadie regards the highest good as making them good; it is the “source of value for the other goods” Character as Voluntary I.

Sharples, University College London r. If V is the highest good then, for all possible lives.

Not only this chapter but all the chapters in B. The concept of pleasure as value-judgment is expounded, and the problem of akrasia is argued to be less of a problem to Aristotle than to his modern interpreters.

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This is surely right, but one cannot help wondering what had happened between the later fifth century and Aristotle’s time to make this arustotle a less pressing one, especially when B.


Happiness the Supreme End.

These 22 locations in All: 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. Mill’s assumption in Utilitarianism that the ancients identified the highest good with the foundation of morality.

A Basis for Justice. History of Western Philosophy. In ‘Taking stock of leisure’ newBroadie proposes that one of the distinctive features of humans is “the capacity to appreciate leisure and distinguish it from non-leisure.

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Books Available for Review. Bibliographic Information Print publication date: Ashgate, These 2 locations in Queensland: A Sketch of the Nicomachean Position.

The proposal has to be assessed holistically, by seeing broadiw it yields a satisfying, economical overall interpretation of Aristotle’s ethical writings. Sarah Broadie – – In Richard Kraut ed.