Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

El placer, intelección de la acción. Acerca de la trascendencia del sí mismo en la ética a Nicómano

Nuria Sánchez Madrid


Nicomachean Ethics contains a study of pleasure which undertakes a double task. On the one hand, it relieves the pleasant of his dependence on satisfaction of a lack; on the other one, it focuses his link to human activity, which it increases and completes finishing it. With reference to the analysis of aristotelian meaning of pleasure that L. Couloubaritsis, R. Brague and G. Lebrun have proposed, the article defends that as resonance of action, pleasure cannot be separated in Aristotle from the érgon of the linguistic being which the man is, that is, from finished life according to the intelligence, his highest faculty.

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