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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Chapter 7 Aristotles Values. Third is a story about the relation between the highest good and other goods, on which those others need not be any kind of means to the highest. I will give a synopsis of the papers and then discuss in detail a question which spans four of her essays, on the nature and role of the highest good.

Thought and Desire in Rational Choice. But while all our activity should be virtuous activity, some of it should aim at nothing when we act solely on considerations of rightand some of rthics should aim at non-highest goods as ultimate ends. Contents Happiness rboadie Supreme End. None of your libraries hold this item.

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Sarah Broadie concentrates on what he has to teach about happiness, virtue, voluntary agency, practical reason, incontinence, pleasure, and the place of theoria in the best life. It Depends on Him.

This is a close and comprehensive study of the main themes of Aristotle’s ethics. Users without a subscription are not able to broaddie the full content.

The University of Melbourne. First, the highest good as actual good-maker is not something required for anything to make a aristohle to the goodness of a life: To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. But there is no clear-cut evidence that Aristotle subscribed to this separation of levels.


Not available for loan Book English Show 0 more libraries 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 etjics.


If V is the highest good then, for all possible lives.

Chapter 3 The Voluntary. Series Oxford Scholarship Online. Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait The proposal has to be assessed holistically, by seeing whether it yields a satisfying, economical overall interpretation of Aristotle’s ethical writings. These 2 locations in Australian Capital Territory: Open to the public ; Ethics with Aristotle Sarah Broadie Abstract This book turns a philosophical lens on to the main themes of Aristotle’s Ethics, offering detailed discussions of happiness as an end, brozdie, character development, voluntary agency, prohairesis rational choicepractical wisdom, incontinence, pleasure, and the theoretic ideal.

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. Finally, the distinction between architectonic and ground-level activity. End and Means in Deliberation.

Given this structure of goods, we should sometimes focus specifically on the highest one, developing and sustaining our own and others’ commitment to doing what is morally right. Virtue of Character and the Orthos Logos. University of Queensland Library.

Divine Activity versus Human Happiness. Architectonic thought and action should always aim at the qith good, but ground-level thought and action should not: Available as searchable text in HTML format.

In this incisive study Sarah Broadie gives an argued etihcs of the main topics of Aristotle’s ethics: Two non-happy lives can differ in goodness if only one includes virtuous activity, or if the other elements of a complete life are not equally present in them. The first chapter, “Affecting and being affected”, examines the formal criteria for identifying verbs whose action can be said to affect their objects–an investigation prompted, as the Preface to the whole volume indicates, by Plato, Sophist ae, though as the Preface also says it is a piece characteristic of its timebeing an exercise in linguistic analysis without specific reference to ancient texts.

Chapters share the aim of developing a view on which a there is a highest good or possibly severalbut b not every decision should aim at achieving or preserving it. Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”?


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Even if the highest good is the ultimate end of all goodsit doesn’t follow that all right action is for the sake of the highest good n. Open to the public Book English Show 0 more libraries Related resource Table of contents at http: G1 no sqrah without V is better than any other life without V.

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Science Logic and Mathematics. A powerful set of insights about how to read Aristotle’s ethics and many suggestive ideas about how to do ethics with Aristotle. Rightly observing that Stoic determinism does not imply futilism, she draws attention to the way in which, if a particular outcome were repeatedly thwarted by apparently chance events, we would begin to suspect that some purpose was at work which we could not hope to outsmart; and she argues that from an Aristotelian perspective where, as On Coming-to-Be and Passing-Away 2.

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.

As to the first, though Aristotle may have admitted independently grounded principles of right, it is implausible that he thought actions or decisions should ever be motivated solely by them. Oxford University Press Amazon. Be the first to add this to a list.

Marta Jimenez – – Phronesis 61 1: We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. The notion that every human activity should be assessed in terms of the maximisation of a single good, for example wealth, relates directly to the theme of B.

This is a close and comprehensive study of the main themes of Aristotle’s ethics.