The Crossroads of Norm and Nature: Essays on Aristotle's Ethics and Metaphysics

The Crossroads of Norm and Nature: Essays on Aristotle's Ethics and Metaphysics

By: May Sim (editor)Hardback

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A discussion of the intersections between Aristotle's works: Ethics and Metaphysics. It debates the ways in which - and even the extent to which - the two texts illuminate one another, examining Aristotle's methods and intellectualism, and analysing issues of matter, form, potency and act.

About Author

May Sim is associate professor of philosophy at the College of the Holy Cross

Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Part 2 Part I Chapter 3 The Substance of Aristotle's Ethics Chapter 4 Human Being, Beast and God: The Place of Human Happiness According to Aristotle and Some Twentieth-Century Philosophers Chapter 5 Sense of Being in Aristotle's Ethics Chapter 6 Aristotle's "Exclusive" Account of Happiness: Contemplative Wisdom as a Guise of the Political Philosopher Chapter 7 Two Perspectives on the Ultimate End Part 8 Part II Chapter 9 Plato's Ghost: Consequences of Aristotelian Dialectic Chapter 10 Working Through Puzzles Chapter 11 Theories of Meaning and Ontology in Aristotle's Metaphysics Chapter 12 Part III Chapter 13 The Ultimate End of Action: A Critique of Richard Kraut's Aristotle on the Human Good Chapter 14 Reply to Roche Part 15 Part IV Chapter 16 The Philosophic Background of Aristotle's Aitia Chapter 17 Composition and Unity: An Examination of Metaphysics H6 Chapter 18 Understanding Process: Reflections on Physics III.1 Chapter 19 Why the Elements Imitate the Heavens: Metaphysics IX, 8, 1050b28-34

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  • ISBN13: 9780847679393
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780847679393
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 084767939X

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