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Rivalutare l’Etica Eudemia. A proposito di A. Kenny, The Aristotelian Ethics, II edizione

Carlo Natali
Published Online: 2019-08-07 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/elen-2019-0006


In the paper I discuss three theses defended by A. Kenny: (1) in antiquity up to Aspasius or to Alexander of Aphrodisias the EE was considered the most important version of Aristotle’s ethical discourse; (2) the idea that the common books belonged to the one or to the other treatise; (3) the opposition between the theory of happiness of EN I and X and that of EE II and VIII.

Keywords: Aristotle; Nicomachean Ethics; Eudemian Ethics; common books; Peripatos


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Published Online: 2019-08-07

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Citation Information: Elenchos, Volume 40, Issue 1, Pages 137–164, ISSN (Online) 2037-7177, ISSN (Print) 0392-7342, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/elen-2019-0006.

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