The Nicomachean ethics of Aristotle
Henry Slatter, High Street; Whittaker and Company; Longman and Company; Simpkin and Marshall, London; T. Stevenson, Cambridge; W. Jackson, New York, 1836 - 453 pages
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Page 213 - O ! who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on the frosty Caucasus? Or cloy the hungry edge of appetite By bare imagination of a feast?
Page 414 - Notwithstanding with nature it cometh sometimes to pass as with art. Let Phidias have rude and obstinate stuff to carve, though his art do that it should, his work will lack that beauty which otherwise in fitter matter it might have had. He that striketh an instrument with skill may cause notwithstanding a very unpleasant sound, if the string whereon he striketh chance to be uncapable of harmony.
Page 370 - Hope springs eternal in the human breast; Man never Is, but always To be blest; The soul, uneasy and confined from home, Rests and expatiates in a life to come.
Page 11 - Pref. p. vi. inquiry, and the method which he designed to follow in his own Treatise. It is the difference, in short, which modern writers commonly mark by the terms analysis and synthesis. In the former, we take the facts of human nature as we find them, and resolve them into the principles and laws of our nature ; in the other, we assume certain general truths as the elements of our reasoning, and deduce the particular rules of conduct from these. We have apposite illustrations of these different...
Page 389 - Good had been much advanced by the efforts of Democritus, the Sophists, Aristippus, and others, and. was entertained by many of the contemporaries of Aristotle and Plato. The dialogues of the latter are full of objections to this popular theory : but in none are they refuted with more care and labor than in the Philebus...
Page 193 - ... lus enim, de quo quaerimus, civile est aliquod, naturale nullum; nam si esset, ut calida et frígida et amara et dulcía, sic easent ir insta et in|iusta eadem omnibus.
Page xiv - Commentarii in decem libros Aristotelis de moribus ad Nicomachum: Positis ante singulas declarationes graecis verbis auctoris: iisdemque ad verbum Latine expressis.
Page 245 - NOUS there is no real inconsistency, because it is evidently, as Mr. Brewer says, p. 247, note, " the same faculty, whether employed upon the first principles of science or of morals.
Page 94 - Opinio, quum pertineat ad vim cognoscitivam, per se loquendo praecedit electionem, quae pertinet ad vim appetitivam, quae movetur a cognoscitiva. Per accidens tarnen contingit quandoque quod opinio sequitur electionem. Puta cum aliquis ex affectu eorum quae diligit, mutât opinionem quam prius habebat.