Review of Metaphysics 47 (2):397-399 (1993)

Ronald Polansky
Duquesne University
This work upholds the leading role of virtue in the happy life against competition from goods of fortune, such as health, beauty, wealth, and honor. "Sovereign" in the title--a translation of kurios--may mean two things: complete and dominant. White holds that complete virtue, and more especially the activity in accordance with it, is dominant in Aristotle's version of the happy life.
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