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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The highest good turns out to be ethically indiscernible from the all-inclusive good.

Ethics in Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy categorize this paper. Chapter 3 The Voluntary. Sharples, University College London r.

These 5 locations in Victoria: Broadie could maintain that virtue requires us to have a range of ground-level ultimate ends, so that, since virtuous activity is the core of happiness, we can be happy only if we don’t always pursue happiness: Bibliographic Information Print publication date: I am less persuaded than she of the truth of the latter half of this claim, and also think that, on a practical as opposed to theoretical level, inordinate respect for the reductivist ambitions of economics, a social “science”, are at least as great a threat to ethical considerations; but this is not the place to develop that point more fully.

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Conditions of Virtuous Action. Alexandre d’Aphrodise entre logique, physique et cosmologie, Berlin: The discussion mainly follows the Nicomachean Ethics, but explores some distinctive doctrines of the Eudemian Ethics too. Ortmann, Conception Seminary College. If V is the highest good then, for all possible lives, G1 no life without V is better than any other life without V ; G2 any life with V is better than any life without V.

Thus O is a good-maker when and only when it actually, so to speak, does confer value on the other goods — on the things that have worth only when it is present along with them. Living like the Gods. Sign in to use this feature. In chapter 6, “Nature and craft in Aristotelian teleology”, B. She suggests that the topic of leisure has been neglected in contemporary ethical discussion because to discuss its proper uses “may seem uncomfortably close to legislating how people should use their leisure-time” Find it on Scholar.


To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider. La Trobe University Library. The remit for these Lectures, in accordance with the wishes of the donor and Keeling’s own interests, is that they should aristolte how the study of ancient philosophical texts can contribute to contemporary philosophical discussion.

The Status of the Mean. How Incontinence Is Possible I. Her list of leisure activities, defined as non-practical ones, includes astronomy, “pure mathematics, the abstract branches of philosophy and science In philosophy, and in the humanities generally, the experience of teaching can prompt reflection and so inform research, just as research can inform teaching–something which those in positions of authority are not always able, or willing, to recognise.

These 2 locations in Western Australia: Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait Chapter 9 again emphasizes the distinction between right and xarah Broadie argues plausibly that principles of right and wrong may be grounded independently of the highest good, contrary to J. Cora Diamond – – Philosophical Investigations 38 Unfortunately, aristitle cannot be Aristotle’s as it stands, and by the time Broadie returns to him it will have been crucially altered.

To this she responds “if for a moment we allow ourselves the phrase ‘the purpose of leisure’: Available as searchable text in HTML format. The second chapter, “Backwards causation and continuing”, is similarly not explicitly concerned with ancient philosophy; it argues that the causation of what is later in time by what is earlier requires the continued existence of the latter, and that the causation of what is earlier in time by what is broaide therefore requires the impossible notion of the latter continuing to exist before it comes into being.

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Second is a separation between questions of right and questions of good. Chapter 2 Virtues and Parts of the Soul. Chapter 4 Practical Wisdom. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. Flinders University Central Library.


Ethics with Aristotle

Ethics with Aristotle Sarah Broadie Limited preview – That leaves the distinction between right and good, and the two levels of practical thought. She attributes our anxieties to “inordinate respect for wih science”, which she describes as “an attitude of philosophers, not of scientists as such” The University of Sydney.

Oxford University Press Classical, Early, and Medieval Poetry and Poets: But this may just indicate that his achievement in breaking free on the first issue from the Stoicising tendencies of Boethus of Sidon the Peripateticfor whom form and soul were quality rather than substance, was not matched by an ability to move away altogether from the Stoic perspective on the second — a conclusion which may be supported by the fact that Alexander’s and the De mundo ‘s analysis emphasises efficient causation rather than final causation in accounting for the unity of the world.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Division of the Soul II. 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” Swartwood – – Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 16 3: His answer is that they are. On the view she presents, 1 the now changes, not like something moving from sarwh location dthics another where the locations exist independently of the moving thingbut more like something altering where the properties exist only by being instantiated by the altering thing ; 2 one event is before another only if it is either nearer to the now in the future or further from the now in the past.

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Virtue of Character and the Orthos Logos.