The ethics of Aristotle (384-322 B.C.), and virtue ethics in general, have enjoyed a resurgence of interest over the past few decades. Aristotelian themes, with such issues as the importance of friendship and emotions in a good life, the role of moral perception in wise choice, the nature of happiness and its constitution, moral education and habituation, are finding an important place in contemporary moral debates. Taken together, the essays in this volume provide a close analysis of central arguments in Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics and show the enduring interest of the questions Aristotle raises.C R l T | C A L ESSAYS on TH E CLSSICS General Editor: Steven M. Cahn, CUNY Graduate Center Aristotlea#39;s Ethics ... Now utilitarianism and Kantian ethics share the moral landscape with such Aristotelian themes as the importance of friendship and emotions in a good life, the role of ... at Georgetown University and the inaugural holder of the Distinguished Chair in Ethics at the U.S. Naval Academy.
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