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Aristotle And Moral Realism

1st Edition

By Robert A Heinaman

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The question of moral realism?whether our ethical beliefs rest on some objective foundation?is one that mattered as much to Aristotle as it does to us today, and his writings on this topic continue to provide inspiration for the contemporary debate. This volume of essays expands the fruitful conversation among scholars of ancient philosophy and con

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Acting as the virtuous person acts -- The twofold natural foundation of justice according to Aristotle -- Testing the limits: the place of tragedy in Aristotle's ethics -- Aristotelian ethics and the "enlargement of thought" -- Aristotle and modern realism -- Eudaimonism and realism in Aristotle's ethics

About the Author

Robert A Heinaman is a lecturer in philosophy at the University College London.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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PHILOSOPHY / General