Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics - outline

I. Aristotle: Background and philosophical method

II. Ethics I: Aristotle's aim - The goal of moral action: happiness (I, 1-5; 7-9; 12) III. Ethics II: The nature of moral virtue (How moral virtue is produced and how it is shown) IV. Ethics III: What conditions must one fill to be a moral agent? V. Morality and self-love (IX, 4-8) VI. The moral life, happiness and contemplation (X, 6-9) VII. SUMMARY: