Aristotle on the Human Good
Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, which equates the ultimate end of human life with happiness (eudaimonia), is thought by many readers to argue that this highest goal consists in the largest possible aggregate of intrinsic goods. Richard Kraut proposes instead that Aristotle identifies happiness with only one type of good: excellent activity of the rational soul. In defense...more
Paperback, 392 pages
Published July 9th 1991 by Princeton University Press
(first published December 1st 1989)
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