Courses Fall 2021

PT-PT-1520 Philosophy Topic: Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics

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Books to Buy

Students are not required to buy these texts, but they are responsible for having a copy for their sole use during the course. The Library provides a book exchange for students to pass on books they no longer need to other students, and is located in the library office. Please consider donating gently used textbooks. Identify any book to be dropped off for the swap so that they can be marked. Donation to the swap is not necessary to take books from it.

  • Aristotle, Sir William David Ross (Translator)
    The Nicomachean Ethics (Oxford World’s Classics) Revised Edition
    Oxford University Press; Revised edition (July 15, 2009)
    *ISBN 978-0-375-75799-0 for The Basic Works of Aristotle, ed. R. McKeon, which has the full text of the Nicomachean Ethics is required for Ancient Philosophy and for Metaphysics. There are many other editions of Ross’s translation of the NE–those also are fine as long as WD Ross is the translator.
  • Josef Pieper
    The Christian Idea of Man
    St. Augustine’s Press

Recommended Texts

Recommended texts are those from which not enough reading assignments are drawn to warrant asking students to provide their own copies or those that instructors think will enhance a student’s appreciation of the subject matter of the course. Any reading assignments drawn from these texts will be available on reserve.

  • Sample Recommended Text Here

Electronic Reserve

Below are links to required or recommended texts available in an electronic format. For physical reserve items, please refer to the course syllabus.