David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Cambridge University Press (2006)
Socrates was not a moral philosopher. Instead he was a theorist who showed how human desire and human knowledge complement one another in the pursuit of human happiness. His theory allowed him to demonstrate that actions and objects have no value other than that which they derive from their employment by individuals who, inevitably, desire their own happiness and have the knowledge to use actions and objects as a means for its attainment. The result is a naturalized, practical, and demystified account of good and bad, and right and wrong. Professor Reshotko presents a newly-envisioned Socratic theory residing at the intersection of the philosophy of mind and ethics. It makes an important contribution to the study of the Platonic dialogues and will also interest all scholars of ethics and moral psychology.
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$23.99 used (83% off) $32.44 new (8% off) $34.99 direct from Amazon Amazon page|
|Call number||B318.V57.R47 2006|
|ISBN(s)||0521124263 0521846188 9780521846189|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Christopher Rowe (2012). Socrates on Reason, Appetite and Passion: A Response to Thomas C. Brickhouse and Nicholas D. Smith, Socratic Moral Psychology. [REVIEW] Journal of Ethics 16 (3):305-324.
Thomas F. Morris (2014). Why Socrates Does Not Request Exile in the Apology. Heythrop Journal 55 (1):73-85.
Robert C. Reed (2013). Euthyphro's Elenchus Experience: Ethical Expertise and Self-Knowledge. [REVIEW] Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 16 (2):245-259.
Russell E. Jones (2012). Rational and Nonrational Desires in Meno and Protagoras. Analytic Philosophy 53 (2):224-233.
Thomas C. Brickhouse & Nicholas D. Smith (2012). Response to Critics. Analytic Philosophy 53 (2):234-248.
Similar books and articles
Lara Denis (2006). Kant's Conception of Virtue. In Paul Guyer (ed.), Cambridge Companion to Kant and Modern Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.
Susanne E. Foster (2002). Aristotle and the Environment. Environmental Ethics 24 (4):409-428.
Ronna Burger (2008). Aristotle's Dialogue with Socrates: On the Nicomachean Ethics. University of Chicago Press.
Heather Battaly (2010). Introduction: Virtue and Vice. Metaphilosophy 41 (1):1-21.
Matt Stichter (2007). Ethical Expertise: The Skill Model of Virtue. [REVIEW] Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 10 (2):183 - 194.
J. Clerk Shaw (2009). Naomi Reshotko: Socratic Virtue: Making the Best of the Neither-Good-nor-Bad. [REVIEW] Journal of the History of Philosophy 47 (1):pp. 132-133.
Travis Dumsday (2007). Socratic Virtue: Making the Best of the Neither-Good-nor-Bad. Review of Metaphysics 61 (2):446-447.
William Prior (2008). Reshotko (N.) Socratic Virtue. Making the Best of the Neither-Good-nor-Bad. Pp. Xiv + 204. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Cased, £48, US$85. ISBN: 978-0-521- 84618-. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 58 (01):68-70.
Rachel Singpurwalla (2008). Philosophy (N.) Reshotko Socratic Virtue: Making the Best of the Neither-Good-Nor-Bad. Cambridge UP, 2006. Pp. Xiv + 204. £48. 9780521846189. [REVIEW] Journal of Hellenic Studies 128:276-.
Robin Waterfield (2008). Socratic Virtue: Making the Best of the Neither-Good-nor-Bad. By Naomi Reshotko. Heythrop Journal 49 (3):473–475.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads11 ( #192,262 of 1,696,233 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #333,716 of 1,696,233 )
How can I increase my downloads?