Nancy Sherman on Friendship
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The paper discusses Nancy Sherman's article on friendship and refers to the theories of Nathaniel Brandon and Laurence Thomas on that topic.
From the Paper:"Nancy Sherman argues with Aristotle that good living or happiness for any individual necessarily includes the happiness of others and that shared happiness entails the rational capacity for jointly promoting common ends, as well as the capacity to identify with and coordinate separate ends. Sherman does not feel that there is anything incompatible between Aristotle's notion of a friend as an other self and a conception of the separation of individuals. In other words, Sherman acknowledges that self-sufficiency is a criterion of the good life..."
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