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In the EN version the gods cannot have too much and the bad cannot have too little. Is being wronged either all involuntary or all voluntary, as wronging is?

Ethica Eudemia – Aristotle – Oxford University Press

Is John Dewey’s “Ethics” Aristotelian? These readings moreover do 8 Ashburner seems to be a careful and reliable collater, as a partial comparison of his collations for the common books against a review of Laur. The changes are slight but they produce an interesting difference of division in the two lists: This result is confirmed by two related passages in the same overall context.

However, the EE version might answer the puzzle more directly because it also raises it again, if obliquely, while the EN version does not.

Certainly this answer resolves all the questions in the EN list, for that list is about whether being wronged is voluntary or involuntary and whether as always one of them or as sometimes one and sometimes the other. Walzer, who was aided in the revision by his former pupil Mrs Jean Mingay, who continued his work after his death in So we have two different readings, both of which make sense, but one is found only in EE mss.


Ashburner knew of Urb.

The main justification is the way the first option is stated being wronged is involuntary as wronging is involuntaryfor it associates being wronged and wronging in the same class of the involuntary.

And is it all this way or all that way as also wrong doing is, or all voluntary, or is the one voluntary and the other involuntary?

Aristotle – Ethica Eudemia [Hardback]

This has no parallel in the Nicomachean Ethics. The plausible explanation is that the mss.

Mrs Mingay was fortunate in being able to make use of previously unpublished contributions eudrmia D. The last group, which is the same as the first group in EN, seems, from the phrasing, now to be a further, and fourth, group. So there will, by parity of analysis, be three in the case of wronging: Remember me on this computer. So it would interest a philosophical audience but not, or not necessarily, an audience of legislators.

Or as the text has it EE has raised the question so the answer can be applied to it. EE does not return to the question of regimes and ends instead with a discussion of the fully virtuous man, the kalokagathos, the gentleman, who devotes himself to the worship of the god. Still it is clear after reflection.

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A second part of the answer would seem to be that the question is related to the other question about wronging oneself, for if the distributor happens also to be one of the parties and he distributes more to the other than to himself, then he would be wronging himself.


We are not compelled, therefore, to regard the textual variants eydemia the EE version as scribal errors. The EN version is clearer grammatically but the EE version, despite the ellipsis, is intelligible enough, if with thought. Retrieved from ” https: One case in point, which Ashburner mentions but strangely does not weigh,14 is at b8, where the text from EN mss.

And it is answered. The view that no EE mss. Kb then is plausibly seen as having here suffered a contamination of traditions that properly are separate.

On the basis of this general conclusion, the rest of this paper will fall into two parts. Eudmia On the basis of the above considerations, the overall conclusion to draw would seem to be that the text of the common books as the mss.

Log In Sign Up. The person who suffers the wrong is perhaps harmed for he suffers a lossbut he is not strictly speaking wronged. Of the political just there is the natural and the legal: The meaning in EE also seems clear. If a wrong is done involuntarily, he has said, it is not really a case of wronging save incidentally b