Ethics After Aristotle

2014.10.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Brad Inwood, Ethics After Aristotle, Harvard University Press, 2014, 166pp., $39.95 (hbk), ISBN 9780674731257. Reviewed by
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2014.10.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Brad Inwood, Ethics After Aristotle, Harvard University Press, 2014, 166pp., $39.95 (hbk), ISBN 9780674731257. Reviewed by Christopher Gill, University of Exeter This short but illuminating book opens the door on a little-known strand in Greek and Roman philosophy, Aristotelian ethics between Aristotle's successor, Theophrastus (late fourth century BC) and the great Aristotelian commentator, Alexander of Aphrodisias (second/third century AD). The evidence for this topic is either indirect (especially in the Hellenistic period) or based on sources that raise difficult exegetical as well as interpretative questions. Recent scholarly work has gone some way to making this material more widely available, notably in Robert Sharples' 2010 translation of sources for Peripatetic philosophy (200 BC-200 AD) and the essays on Peripatetic thought in the 2007 two-volume survey of ancient philosophy (100 BC-200 AD) edited. . .

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