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Author: Guy Schuh

1 Introduction Aristotle tells us that the Nicomachean Ethics (= NE ) is an “inquiry” and an “investigation” ( methodos and zētēsis , see NE 1094b10–11, 1102a12–15). One important way that the work comprises an investigation is that it is a prolonged search for the definition of

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on the difference between mathematical and philosophical inquiry in the Republic , but other authors come to mind, too. At the beginning of the Nicomachean Ethics , Aristotle observes that one would speak adequately if one obtains the clarity that is appropriate for the subject matter investigated

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Author: Lukas Brand

, Cambridge . Rees , D. ( 1956 ) Aristotle: The Nicomachean Ethics , translated and introduced by David Ross , London . Searle , John ( 1980 ) “ Minds, Brains, and Programs .” In: The Behavioral and Brain Science 3 , 417 – 457 . Silver, David, et al. (2017a) “Mastering

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other philosophers. Further, I discuss another category of moral subjects: moral patients . I conclude by discussing the relationship between morality and law. 3.1 Moral Agency Aristotle in Nicomachean Ethics links autonomy with moral responsibility (Aristotle). He distinguishes actions

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Author: Scott Aikin

would this excessive exactness look like? Perhaps it is what Aristotle warns us against in the opening of the Nicomachean Ethics —that an obsession with exactness yields a level of scrutiny and precision that is inappropriate for a domain of inquiry (1094b25). And so, we become insensitive to what are

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, W. 1923. Aristoteles. Grundlegung einer Geschichte seiner Entwicklung . Berlin: Weidmannsche Buchhandlung) Kraut , R. 2006 . How to Justify Ethical Propositions: Aristotle’s Method . In: Kraut , R. (ed.), The Blackwell Guide to Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics . Malden : Blackwell

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