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Nicomachean Ethics

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | BCE

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Essay Topics


How has Aristotle’s work on ethics contributed to modern philosophical thought? How does the work of Greek philosophers continue to influence how philosophers think about life and happiness?


What is happiness? How does virtue contribute to or detract from happiness?


Throughout the work, Aristotle emphasizes balance. Why does balance play such a key role in Aristotle’s understanding of happiness and goodness? How might balance contribute to other philosophical concepts?