Other Selves: Aristotle on Personal and Political Friendship (SUNY Series in Ethical Theory)

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This book presents a thorough and systematic integration of Aristotle's analysis of friendship with the main lines of the rest of his work in Politics and Nicomachean Ethics. The author conveys a clear sense of the continuing illumination that Aristotle's analysis of friendship provides to contemporary ethical theorists and to students of Aristotle. Other Selves speaks to both audiences.

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A systematic integration of Aristotle's analysis of friendship with the main lines of the rest of his work in Politics and Nicomachean Ethics . Schollmeier (philosophy, U. of Nevada, Las Vegas) makes use of Aristotle's own principle, that of happiness, as a guide in his consideration of Aristotle's theory and to show that the theory has unity as we

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Paul Schollmeier is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and Director of the Goodsprings Philosophical Institute.

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ISBN 10:  0791416844 ISBN 13:  9780791416846
Publisher: State University of New York Press, 1994
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