On Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics 1-4, 7-8 (Ancient Commentators on Aristotle) (Chapters 1-4, 7-8)


till the release of this sequence approximately two decades in the past, the 15,000 volumes of the traditional Greek commentators on Aristotle, written in most cases among 2 hundred and six hundred advert, constituted the most important corpus of extant Greek philosophical writings no longer translated into English or different eu languages. Aspasius' remark at the Nicomachean Ethics, of which six books have come right down to us, is the oldest surviving Greek statement on any of Aristotle's works, courting to the center of the second one century advert. It bargains important perception into the considering and pedagogical equipment of the Peripatetic university within the early Roman Empire, and offers illuminating discussions of diverse technical issues in Aristotle's treatise, in addition to precious excursuses on such themes because the nature of the sentiments. this is often the 1st entire translation of Aspasius' paintings in any sleek language.

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