Contents
Chapter 1. Happiness, the Supreme End3
I. Presuppositions of the Question3
II. The Statesman's Objective8
III. Method and Starting Points17
IV. What is Happiness?24
V. Happiness Defined34
VI. Taking Stock of the Definition41
VII. On the Other Goods and the Scope of 'Happiness'50
Chapter 2. Virtues and Parts of the Soul57
I. Why an Ethics of Virtue?57
II. Division of the Soul (I)61
III. Division of the Soul (II)67
IV. Preliminaries on the Development of Virtue72
V. Virtue of Character and the Orthos Logos74
VI. 'A Prohairetic State'78
VII. Conditions of Virtuous Action82
VIII. 'With Pleasure' and 'for the Sake of the Noble'90
IX. The Status of the Mean95
X. How We Learn to Be Good103
XI. A Basis for Justice110
Chapter 3. The Voluntary124
I. General Perspectives124
II. Strains in 'the Voluntary'132
III. Excuses and Nonexcuses142

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Foreword vii
  • Acknowledgements ix
  • Contents xi
  • Chapter 1 Happiness, the Supreme End 3
  • Notes 54
  • Chapter 2 Virtues and Parts of the Soul 57
  • Notes 118
  • Chapter 3 the Voluntary 124
  • Notes 174
  • Chapter 4 Practical Wisdom 179
  • Notes 260
  • Chapter 5 Incontinence 266
  • Notes 307
  • Chapter 6 Pleasure 313
  • Notes 363
  • Chapter 7 Aristotle's Values 366
  • Notes 433
  • Works Cited 439
  • Name Index 445
  • Subject Index 449
  • Index Locorum Aristotelis 453
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