Analysis of Aristotle’s Ethics, with Notes and Questions by Robert Bateman Paul

Analysis of Aristotle’s Ethics, with Notes and Questions

Robert Bateman Paul
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  • ISBN
    9781458807700 / 1458807703
  • Title Analysis of Aristotle’s Ethics, with Notes and Questions
  • Author Robert Bateman Paul
  • Format
  • Year 2010
  • Pages 24
  • Publisher
  • Imprint Rarebooksclub.com
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 229mm x 4mm x 152mm


This is an OCR edition without illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from GeneralBooksClub.com. You can also preview excerpts from the book there. Purchasers are also entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Subjects: Philosophy / History & Surveys / Ancient & Classical;

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...of intemperance, does not, since we are accustomed to its temptations;—and 2nd. Because cowardice is less voluntary in the particular acts than in. temperance, although the whole habit of cowardice is absolutely more voluntary than that of intemperance. Bio. f-io. To conclude: since the desires, if not subjected to rule, will soon become unmanageable, it is our duty to give reason that control over them, which a judicious parent exercises over a child.' 'Vide Book i. Chap. 13. Sec. la BOOK IV. CHAP. L Liberality is a mean1 on the subject of possessions, that is to say, on the subject of those things of which the value is measured by money. Prodigality and Illiberality are the excess and defect, and prodigality is often used to imply a number of vices, but should be understood to mean only one, namely: a wasting of one's substance. Now that there exists such a virtue as Liberality is plain from the circumstance, that it is sio. e. possible to make a good and a bad use of every thing which has use, and that he who possesses the virtue respecting any thing will make the best use of that thing; money therefore being useful, it follows, that there is, as we have said, a virtue which respects it, and that he who possesses that virtue will make the best use of money. This virtue of liberality is concerned more with giving than with receiving; forgiving money is the use of it, receiving is only the method of possessing it;—2nd. To do good is more noble than to receive it, or to abstain from doing evil;—3rd. Thanks, s c. . and praise much more, are rendered to the giver rather than to the receiver;4th. It is easier to.abstain from receiving than to give;—5th. Those who abstain from receiving are praised more for their justice than their...

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Analysis of Aristotle’s Ethics, with Notes and Questions