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Aristotle on the Human Good

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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 of this reading, Kraut discusses Aristotle's attempt to organize all human goods into a single structure, so that each subordinate end is desirable for ...

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Aristotle on the Human Good
1991, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691020716

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Aristotle on the Human Good
1989, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691073491

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