Metaphysics, Soul, and Ethics in Ancient Thought: Themes From the Work of Richard Sorabji

Oxford University Press (2005)
Leading figures in ancient philosophy present nineteen original papers on three key themes in the work of Richard Sorabji. The papers dealing with Metaphysics range from Democritus to Numenius on basic questions about the structure and nature of reality: necessitation, properties, and time. The section on Soul includes one paper on the individuation of souls in Plato and five papers on Aristotle's and Aristotelian theories of cognition, with a special emphasis on perception. The section devoted to Ethics concentrates upon Stoicism and the complex views the Stoics held on such topics as motivation, akrasia, oikeitsis, and the emotions. It also includes one paper on the influence of Greek ethics in Modern Philosophy. The volume also contains a fascinating "intellectual autobiography" by Sorabji himself, and a full Bibliography of his works.
Keywords Philosophy, Ancient  Ethics  Soul  Metaphysics
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Call number B111.M48 2005
ISBN(s) 019926130X   9780199261307  
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