A Comparative Study of the Origins of Ethical Thought: Hellenism and Hebraism

A Comparative Study of the Origins of Ethical Thought: Hellenism and Hebraism



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780742532403
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 03/15/2005
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.04(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.88(d)

About the Author

Dr. Seizo Sekine is professor of Ethics and Hebrew Bible at the University of Tokyo, Japan. Dr. Judy Wakabayashi is associate professor of Japanese Translation at Kent State University, Ohio.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: "Wonder" Part 2 Part I: The Practical Philosophy of the Ancient Greeks Chapter 3 The Presocratics (1):The Ionians Chapter 4 The Presocratics (2):The Italian Thracians Chapter 5 Socrates and Plato (I):Socrates, the Sophists, and Plato Chapter 6 Socrates and Plato (II): Focusing on Plato Chapter 7 Aristotle (I): Happiness and Ethical Excellence Chapter 8 Aristotle (2): The Doctrine of the Mean and the Doctrine of Virtue Chapter 9 Aristotle (3): Intellectual Excellence and Contemplation Part 10 Part II: The Religious Ethics of the Ancient Hebrews Chapter 11 The Ten Commandments (1): Focusing on the Sixth to Ninth Commandments Chapter 12 The Ten Commandments (2): Focusing on the First Commandment Chapter 13 Legal Codes: The Book of the Covenant, the Deuteronomic Code, and the Holiness Code Chapter 14 The Wisdom Literature (1): Proverbs Chapter 15 The Wisdom Literature (2): The Book of Job Chapter 16 Part III: The Consequences of Hellenic and Hebrew Ethics Chapter 17 Retribution Ethics in Hebrew Religion: Focusing on the Qohelet Chapter 18 Hebrew Religious Ethics and Atonement Ideology: Focusing on the Prophets Chapter 19 A Reflection on the Greek Philosophy of Love and Righteousness, Based on Aristotle Chapter 20 Conclusion: Revisiting "Wonder" Chapter 25

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