The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Ethics
The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Ethics

The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Ethics

by Christopher Bobonich

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ISBN-13: 9781107652316
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/14/2017
Series: Cambridge Companions to Philosophy Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 410
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

About the Author

Christopher Bobonich is C. I. Lewis Professor of Philosophy at Stanford University, California, and has published extensively on Plato and Aristotle. He is the author of Plato's Utopia Recast: His Later Ethics and Politics (2002), co-editor of Akrasia in Greek Philosophy: From Socrates to Plotinus (2007), and editor of Plato's 'Laws': A Critical Guide (Cambridge, 2010).

Table of Contents

Introduction Christopher Bobonich; Part I. Origins: 1. What is pre-Socratic ethics? André Laks; 2. The historical Socrates David Conan Wolfsdorf; Part II. Plato: 3. Virtue and happiness Daniel Devereux; 4. Ethical psychology Rachana Kamtekar; 5. Love and friendship Frisbee Sheffield; Part III. Aristotle: 6. Virtue and happiness David Charles; 7. Ethical psychology Jessica Moss; 8. Love and friendship Corinne Gartner; Part IV. The Hellenistics and Beyond: 9. Epicurus and the Epicureans on ethics Raphael Woolf; 10. The Stoics on virtue and happiness Katja Vogt; 11. The Stoics' ethical psychology Margaret Graver; 12. Skeptical ethics Luca Castagnoli; 13. Ethics in Plotinus and his successors Dominic O'Meara; Part V. Themes: 14. Ancient Eudaimonism and modern morality Julia Annas; 15. Partiality and impartiality in ancient ethics Richard Kraut; 16. Elitism in Plato and Aristotle Christopher Bobonich; 17. Becoming godlike David Sedley; 18. Horace and practical philosophy Terence Irwin.

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