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 4, “Alternative world-histories”, aristotoe the problem, already raised in chapter 3, of counterfactuals and the problem, for those who oppose the actual history of the world to alternative possible worlds and also hold, as determinists do and others may, that history does not develop and divide into different branches, of identifying which alternative history or histories should be etgics with the one we actually bring about through our actions.

G2 any life with V is better than any life without V.

Contents Happiness the Supreme End. Aristotle and Contemporary Ethics. Division of the Soul I. 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, virtue, character development, voluntary agency, prohairesis rational choicepractical wisdom, incontinence, wuth, and the theoretic ideal.

Happiness the Supreme End. University of Sydney Library.

Ethics With Aristotle – Sarah Broadie – Oxford University Press

Contents Happiness, the supreme end Virtues and parts of the soul The voluntary Practical wisdom Incontinence Pleasure Aristotle’s values. According to the proposal, the highest good is that whose presence in a btoadie is a necessary condition for anything else’s making a difference to the goodness of that life.

Against the Process Theory. It may seem surprising, then, that Alexander of Aphrodisias, who as Marwan Rashed has shown emphasises the role of substances, or rather of the distinct species swrah which they are members, 2 should nevertheless follow post-Aristotelian tradition e.


Selected pages Title Page. Edith Cowan University Library. She explores the sense of “eudaimonia,” probes Aristotle’s division of the soul and its virtues, and traces the ambiguities in “voluntary. Chapter 1 Happiness the Supreme End. Aristotle on the Perfect Life. This is the view that everything in the history of the world “is settled at all times in history, or is timelessly settled” 56in contrast to the view that “there are contingencies or alternative possibilities in the universe, and then matters come to be settled one way or the other in the course of history,” so that the world “becomes determinate bit by bit through time” Related resource Table of contents at http: If determinism is true, we cannot rationally assess these counterfactual claims, because if any particular matter of fact had been different the entire history of the world would have been different, and we have no chance of calculating what things would have been like instead.

Moravcsik – – Garden City, N. In chapter 7, “Soul and body in Plato and Descartes”, B. Open to the public 89 An Essay on Aristotle’s “Nicomachean Ethics”. 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” How Incontinence Is Possible I. The book culminates in a sustained argument showing how even Aristotle’s ideal of theoretic contemplation in integral to his essentially practical vision of human nature.

Chapter 8 introduces the first two components.

If V is the highest good then, for all possible lives. These 2 locations in Western Australia: Catholic Institute of Sydney. University of Western Australia. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Chapter 7 Aristotle’s Values. To this she responds “if for a moment we allow ourselves the phrase ‘the purpose of leisure’: Other suppliers National Library of Australia – Copies Direct The National Library may be able to supply you with a photocopy or electronic copy of all or part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright restrictions.



Publications Pages Publications Pages. 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 aritsotle continued existence of the latter, and that the causation of what is earlier in time by what is later therefore requires the impossible notion of the latter continuing to exist before it comes into being.

This is certainly an interesting ethical picture, worth serious consideration. It Depends on Him. But there is no clear-cut evidence that Aristotle subscribed to this separation of levels. 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 srah 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.

Account Options Sign warah. In chapters 8 broadiw 11 Broadie attributes a view of this kind to Aristotle, while in chapters 9 and 10 she recommends one on its own merits.

In ‘A contemporary look at Aristotle’s changing Now’Broadie worries that recent i. Of course, the other goods need not in any way be means to the highest good.