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Book II, Chap. Book III, Chap. Book III, Chap. Book VII:Continence and Incontinence. Book X, Chap. Book X, Chap. Book X, Chap. 9:Relationship of Ethics and Politics. Book I Summary Chapter I The Aim of All Action is the Good All human actions and choices aim at some good, which may be defined as the end or object of that action or choice. , the end of medical science is good health, the end of military science is victory). , the activity of bridle-making is subordinate to the more important activity of horsemanship, which is in turn subordinate to the activity of military science).
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The rules of conduct and explanations of virtue and goodness that he proposes can all help modern man to attain a fuller and more satisying understanding of his responsibilities as a member of society and the purpose of his existence. For this alone Aristotle's book is still worth reading. C. in Stagira, a small town in Thrace. His father, Nicomachus, was a famous doctor who served as personal physician to King Amyntas II of Macedonia and had many connections at the royal court. It appears likely that Nicomachus played an important part in Aristotle's early intellectual development, encouraging his interest in biology and other natural sciences, and perhaps also training him in medicine.