Aquinas and the Nicomachean Ethics

2014.06.19 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Tobias Hoffmann, Jörn Müller, and Matthias Perkams (eds.), Aquinas and the Nicomachean Ethics, Cambridge University Press, 2013,
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2014.06.19 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Tobias Hoffmann, Jörn Müller, and Matthias Perkams (eds.), Aquinas and the Nicomachean Ethics, Cambridge University Press, 2013, 275pp., $95.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781107002678. Reviewed by Andrew Pinsent, University of Oxford The choice of topic and the excellence of the contributors promise a great deal from this edited volume. The Nicomachean Ethics (EN) has been described as the 'canonical text' of the dominant tradition of virtue ethics, and much of what is published today makes extensive references to the work of Aristotle either as a foundation or a foil.[1] With a parallel resurgence of interest in the vast and influential works of Thomas Aquinas, the rationale is clear for a new examination of how Aquinas interpreted and adapted the work of Aristotle, especially in regard to the virtues and human action. The group assembled here includes some outstanding scholars who write with commendable clarity. As a. . .

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