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Pleasure, Mind, and Soul : Selected Papers in Ancient Philosophy

Author: C C W Taylor
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2008
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C.C.W. Taylor presents a selection of his writings on a set of important topics in the work of some of the greatest ancient philosophers. The central theme of the volume is the moral psychology of Plato and Aristotle, with a special focus on pleasure and related concepts, an area central to Greek ethical thought.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C C W Taylor
ISBN: 9780199226399 0199226393
OCLC Number: 874403075
Description: 368 s
Contents: Introduction; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; 1. Pleasure, Knowledge and Sensation in Democritus (1967); 2. 'All Perceptions Are True' (1980); 3. Plat Hare and Davidson on Akrasia (1980); 4. The End of the Euthyphro (1982); 5. The Arguments in the Phaedo Concerning the Thesis That the Soul Is a Harmonia (1983); 6. Plato and Aristotle on the Criterion of Real Pleasures (1983); 7. Urmson on Aristotle on Pleasure (1988); 8. Popular Morality and Unpopular Philosophy (1990); 9. Socratic Ethics (1992); 10. Platonic Ethics (1998); 11. The Atomists (1999); 12. Aristotle on the Practical Intellect (2003); 13. Plat on Rationality and Happiness (2003); 14. Pleasure: Aristotle's Response to Plato (2003); 15. The Hedonism of the Protagoras Reconsidered (2003); 16. Wisdom and Courage in the Protagoras and the Nicomachean Ethics (2004) 17. Socrates (2005); 18. Democritus and Lucretius on Death and Dying (2007); 1 Socrates Under the Severans (2007); General Bibliography; Publications of C.C W. Taylor; Index of Passages Cited; General Index

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