Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Book I Abstract
* Chapters 1-5 of Book I discuss the aiming of man's behavior, particularly in regards to its moral quality, as at the good.
Book II Abstract
* Chapters 6-8 of Book I examine the relationship between philosophical inquiry and the good.
Book III Abstract
* Chapters 9-13 of Book I identify happiness as the good at...
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