Aristotle (with the help of Plato) against the claim that morality is ‘only by convention’

Ancient Philosophy Today 1 (1):18-37 (2019)
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I examine Aristotle's brief remarks in N.E. I.3 to the effect that fine and just things – ta kala and ta dikaia – have much diversity and variation and hence are thought to be...

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