Anthony J. Celano's Aristotle's Ethics and Medieval Philosophy: Moral Goodness PDF

By Anthony J. Celano

ISBN-10: 1107134854

ISBN-13: 9781107134850

ISBN-10: 1316500934

ISBN-13: 9781316500934

Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics had a profound impression on generations of later philosophers, not just within the historic period but additionally within the medieval interval and past. during this publication, Anthony Celano explores how medieval authors recast Aristotle's Ethics in keeping with their very own ethical beliefs. He argues that the ethical average for the Ethics is a human one, that is dependent upon the moral culture and the easiest practices of a given society. within the heart a long time, this human usual used to be changed via one who is universally acceptable, in view that its beginning is everlasting immutable divine legislations. Celano resolves the conflicting debts of happiness in Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, demonstrates the significance of the advantage of phronesis (practical wisdom), and indicates how the medieval view of ethical reasoning alters Aristotle's notion of ethical wisdom.

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