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Dominic Scott: Levels of argument

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Dominic Scott’s Levels of Argument examines Plato’s Republic and Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics from a comparative methodological perspective. Both authors are ‘highly self-conscious about method’, notes Scott. His aim is to determine how they conceptualize ethics and practical philosophy as disciplines, and what level of precision (akribeia) they consider appropriate when one undertakes theoretical enquiries for practical purposes. Both Plato and Aristotle base their ethics on claims about h...

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Published
Peer review status:
Reviewed (Other)
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1093/mind/fzw054

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Department:
Oxford, HUM, Philosophy Faculty
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Mind Journal website
Volume:
126
Issue:
501
Pages:
289–299
Publication date:
2016-12-23
Acceptance date:
2016-08-30
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EISSN:
1460-2113
ISSN:
0026-4423
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pubs:655089
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uri:ae5fa413-8253-4e8f-ae7a-027cf550fa35
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uuid:ae5fa413-8253-4e8f-ae7a-027cf550fa35
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pubs:655089

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