×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Ethics and Human Action in Early Stoicism
     

Ethics and Human Action in Early Stoicism

by Brad Inwood
 

See All Formats & Editions

This book reconstructs in detail the older Stoic theory of the psychology of action, discussing it in relation to Aristotelian, Epicurean, Platonic, and some of the more influential modern theories. Important Greek terms are transliterated and explained; no knowledge of Greek is required.

Overview

This book reconstructs in detail the older Stoic theory of the psychology of action, discussing it in relation to Aristotelian, Epicurean, Platonic, and some of the more influential modern theories. Important Greek terms are transliterated and explained; no knowledge of Greek is required.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"This important book...is really the first of its kind....There is no doubt that [it] will become a standard work in the literature for some years to come....[and] it will be required reading for anyone working in the fields of ancient ethics and psychology."—The Philosophical Review

"The best work in English on the moral psychology of the early Stoics....Detailed and scholarly....An important book for serious studients of Stoic ethics and philosophy of action."—Religious Studies Review

"This is a detailed and masterly account of early Stoic psychology and its relation to Stoic ethics...a major contribution which will be indispensable for serious students." —The Classical Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198247395
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/01/1985
Pages:
358
Product dimensions:
0.00(w) x 0.00(h) x 0.00(d)
Lexile:
1480L (what's this?)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews