The Morality of Happiness

The Morality of Happiness

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To understand ancient ethics we must exmaine the basic structure of ancient ethical theory. Here, Julia Annas brings together the results of a wide-ranging study of ancient ethical philosophy, and makes it easily accessible to anyone with an interest in ancient or modern ethics.
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  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 154 x 235 x 28mm | 782g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0195096525
  • 9780195096521
  • 461,044

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'A richly nuanced and exceptionally clear historical study... that will redefine current debates about 'virtue-ethics' and its differences from moral theory.
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this is an important book. Many of Annas's claims will provoke scholarly controversy for some time to come; in the meantime, the book will be a tremendous help to those who want to understand the development of ancient ethics as a whole. * Times Higher Educational Supplement *
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