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  1. Christopher Gill (ed.) (2005). Virtue, Norms, and Objectivity: Issues in Ancient and Modern Ethics. Oxford University Press.score: 204.0
    For much of the twentieth century it was common to contrast the characteristic forms and preoccupations of modern ethical theory with those of the ancient world. However, the last few decades have seen a growing recognition that contemporary moral philosophy now has much in common with its ancient incarnation, in areas as diverse as virtue ethics and ethical epistemology. Christopher Gill has assembled an international team to conduct a fascinating exploration of the relationship between the two fields, (...)
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  2. John M. Armstrong (2001). Review of Stephen Everson, Ed., Ethics, Companions to Ancient Thought 4 (Cambridge University Press, 1998). [REVIEW] Ancient Philosophy 21 (1):237–245.score: 198.0
    I review this fine collection of articles on ancient ethics ranging from the Presocratics to Sextus Empiricus. Eight of the nine chapters are published here for the first time. Contributors include Charles H. Kahn on "Pre-Platonic Ethics," C. C. W. Taylor on "Platonic Ethics," Stephen Everson on "Aristotle on Nature and Value," John McDowell on "Some Issues in Aristotle's Moral Psychology," David Sedley on "The Inferential Foundations of Epicurean Ethics," T. H. Irwin on "Socratic Paradox and Stoic Theory," Julia (...)
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  3. Ricardo Salles (ed.) (2005). Metaphysics, Soul, and Ethics in Ancient Thought: Themes From the Work of Richard Sorabji. Oxford University Press.score: 192.0
    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 (...)
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  4. Alex C. Michalos (2008). Ancient Observations on Business Ethics: Middle East Meets West. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 79 (1/2):9 - 19.score: 186.0
    Drawing on a small sample of writings from distinguished philosophers and poets living in the Middle East in the period from the eighth to the first century BCE, it is shown that a variety of business practices provided familiar examples of how people ought to act and live, morally speaking, to enjoy the best sort of life and to be the best sort of person. The writings reveal that we share a common heritage and humanity with people living 20 to (...)
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  5. Susan Sauvé Meyer (2008). Ancient Ethics: A Critical Introduction. Routledge.score: 180.0
    Plato and the pursuit of excellence -- Aristotle and the pursuit of happiness -- Epicurus and the life of pleasure -- The Stoics : following nature.
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  6. Catherine Osborne (2007). Salles (R.) (Ed.) Metaphysics, Soul, and Ethics in Ancient Thought: Themes From the Work of Richard Sorabji. Pp. X + 592. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2005. Cased, £60. ISBN: 978-0-19-926130-. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 57 (02).score: 180.0
  7. Eugene Garver (2006). Confronting Aristotle's Ethics: Ancient and Modern Morality. University of Chicago Press.score: 168.0
    What is the good life? Posing this question today would likely elicit very different answers. Some might say that the good life means doing good—improving one’s community and the lives of others. Others might respond that it means doing well—cultivating one’s own abilities in a meaningful way. But for Aristotle these two distinct ideas—doing good and doing well—were one and the same and could be realized in a single life. In Confronting Aristotle’s Ethics, Eugene Garver examines how we can draw (...)
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  8. Julia Annas (1995). Prudence and Morality in Ancient and Modern Ethics. Ethics 105 (2):241-257.score: 156.0
    Examines prudential and moral reasoning in ancient and modern ethics. Ancient ethical theories' task of articulating the agent's overall goal; Structural differences between ancient eudaemonist theories and modern theories; Virtue as a complex intellectual kind of understanding.
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  9. Lionel Ignacius Cusack Pearson (1962). Popular Ethics in Ancient Greece. Stanford, Calif.,Stanford University Press.score: 156.0
    Library POPULAR ETHICS IN ANCIENT GREECE Lionel Pearson STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS STANFORD. ...
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  10. Marcia L. Homiak (2000). Hume's Ethics: Ancient or Modern? Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 81 (3):215–236.score: 150.0
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  11. Gabriel Richardson Lear (2007). Review of Eugene Garver, Confronting Aristotle's Ethics: Ancient and Modern Morality. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2007 (9).score: 150.0
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  12. Sr Mary Veronica Sabelli (2007). Confronting Aristotle's Ethics: Ancient and Modern Morality. Review of Metaphysics 61 (2):416-417.score: 150.0
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  13. Knut A. Jacobsen (1994). The Institutionalization of the Ethics of “Non-Injury” Toward All “Beings” in Ancient India. Environmental Ethics 16 (3):287-301.score: 150.0
    The principle of non-injury toward all living beings (ahimsā) in India was originally a rule restraining human interaction with the natural environment. I compare two discourses on the relationship between humans and the natural environment in ancient India: the discourse of the priestly sacrificial cult and the discourse of the renunciants. In the sacrificial cult, all living beings were conceptualized as food. The renunciants opposed this conception and favored the ethics of non-injury toward all beings (plants, animals, etc.), which (...)
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  14. D. F. Tsai (1999). Ancient Chinese Medical Ethics and the Four Principles of Biomedical Ethics. Journal of Medical Ethics 25 (4):315-321.score: 150.0
    The four principles approach to biomedical ethics (4PBE) has, since the 1970s, been increasingly developed as a universal bioethics method. Despite its wide acceptance and popularity, the 4PBE has received many challenges to its cross-cultural plausibility. This paper first specifies the principles and characteristics of ancient Chinese medical ethics (ACME), then makes a comparison between ACME and the 4PBE with a view to testing out the 4PBE's cross-cultural plausibility when applied to one particular but very extensive and prominent cultural (...)
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  15. Jiyuan Yu (2010). The Practicality of Ancient Virtue Ethics: Greece and China. Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 9 (3):289-302.score: 144.0
    Virtue ethics has been charged with being unable to provide solutions to practical moral issues. In response, the defenders of virtue ethics argue that normative virtue ethics exists. The debate is significant on its own, yet both sides of the controversy approach the issue from the assumption that moral philosophy has to tell us what we should do. In this essay, I would like to examine the question regarding the practicality of virtue ethics in a different way. Virtue ethics is (...)
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  16. Maulana Karenga (2004). Maat, The Moral Ideal in Ancient Egypt: A Study in Classical African Ethics. Psychology Press.score: 144.0
    This work is a critical examination of Maat, the moral ideal in ancient Egypt. It seeks to present Maat in the language of modern moral discourse while at the same time preserving and building on its distinctiveness as a moral ideal capable of inspiring and maintaining ethical philosophic reflection. The effort here is one of both interpretation and transmission of an ethical tradition, a project in which tradition is seen not simply as a precondition and process in which one (...)
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  17. Gordon Pearson & Martin Parker (2001). The Relevance of Ancient Greeks to Modern Business? A Dialogue on Business and Ethics. Journal of Business Ethics 31 (4):341 - 353.score: 144.0
    What follows is a dialogue, in the Platonic sense, concerning the justifications for "business ethics" as a vehicle for asking questions about the values of modern business organisations. The protagonists are the authors, Gordon Pearson – a pragmatist and sceptic where business ethics is concerned – and Martin Parker – a sociologist and idealist who wishes to be able to ask ethical questions of business. By the end of the dialogue we come to no agreement on the necessity or justification (...)
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  18. William J. Prior (1991). Virtue and Knowledge: An Introduction to Ancient Greek Ethics. Routledge.score: 138.0
    INTRODUCTION: VIRTUE, KNOWLEDGE, AND HAPPINESS When we think about ethics, we are apt to think about right and wrong, morality and immorality, and universal ...
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  19. I. M. Kaufmann & F. J. Ruhli (2010). Without 'Informed Consent'? Ethics and Ancient Mummy Research. Journal of Medical Ethics 36 (10):608-613.score: 138.0
    Ethical issues are of foremost importance in modern bio-medical science. Ethical guidelines and socio-cultural public awareness exist for modern samples, whereas for ancient mummy studies both are de facto lacking. This is particularly striking considering the fact that examinations are done without informed consent or that the investigations are invasive due to technological aspects and that it affects personality traits. The aim of this study is to show the pro and contra arguments of ancient mummy research from an (...)
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  20. John M. Rist (1982). Human Value: A Study in Ancient Philosophical Ethics. E.J. Brill.score: 138.0
    INTRODUCTION The Problem of Human Value in Ancient Philosophy All of us have heard it said, at some time or another, that every man is born with certain ...
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  21. Fiona Leigh (ed.) (2012). The Eudemian Ethics on the Voluntary, Friendship, and Luck: The Sixth S.V. Keeling Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy. Brill.score: 138.0
    The papers in this collection on Aristotle’s Eudemian Ethics by Charles, Rowe, McCabe, Whiting, and Buddensiek, offer new readings of Aristotle on the voluntary, friendship, and good fortune in the EE, by treating the EE on its own terms.
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  22. Manorama Jauhari (1968). Politics and Ethics in Ancient India. Varanasi, Bharatiya Vidya Prakashan.score: 132.0
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  23. Susan Ashbrook Harvey (2013). Liturgy and Ethics in Ancient Syriac Christianity: Two Paradigms. Studies in Christian Ethics 26 (3):300-316.score: 128.0
    Early Syriac Christianity presents two notable paradigms for understanding liturgy as a means for the ethical formation of the congregation. Ephrem the Syrian (d. 373) in his hymns for the Nativity vigil, and Jacob of Sarug (d. 521) in his verse homilies, each addressed their congregations in ways that utilized ritual participation in the liturgy for ethical and moral cultivation. Ephrem sought to instill his congregation with a biblical and theological understanding of the Nativity that would yield ethical enactment in (...)
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  24. A. W. H. Adkins (1994). Book Review:AIDOS: The Psychology and Ethics of Honour and Shame in Ancient Greek Literature. Douglas L. Cairns. [REVIEW] Ethics 105 (1):181-.score: 126.0
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  25. Robert Heinaman, Cooper on Ancient Ethics.score: 126.0
    This review of John Cooper's fine collection of essays Reason and Emotion focuses mainly on his paper "Contemplation and Happiness: A Reconsideration". In this article, Cooper alters his view -- found in his book Reason and Human Good in Aristotle - on the relation between the accounts of happiness in Books I and X of the Nicomachean Ethics. He now aims for an interpretation which avoids inconsistency between the accounts of happiness in Books I and X, an interpretation which does (...)
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  26. J. David Blankenship (1993). Virtue and Knowledge: An Introduction to Ancient Greek Ethics. Ancient Philosophy 13 (2):463-467.score: 126.0
  27. Asli Gocer (1999). Stephen Everson, Ed., Companions to Ancient Thought 4: Ethics:Companions to Ancient Thought 4: Ethics. Ethics 110 (1):194-198.score: 126.0
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  28. S. W. Norwich (1998). Book Reviews : Christians Among the Virtues: Theological Conversations with Ancient and Modern Ethics, by Stanley Hauerwas, Charles Pinches. Univer Sity of Notre Dame Press (London: Eurospan) 1997. 227 Pp. Hb. 23.95. ISBN 0-268-00817-5, Pb. 13.50. ISBN 0-268-00819-. [REVIEW] Studies in Christian Ethics 11 (2):121-125.score: 126.0
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  29. Leopold Schmidt (1891). The Unity of the Ethics of Ancient Greece. International Journal of Ethics 2 (1):1-10.score: 126.0
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  30. Natural Law Aquinas & Aristotelian Eudaimonism (2006). Many Students of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics Recognize the Value of Comparisons Between Aristotle and Modern Moralists. We Are Familiar with Some of the Ways in Which Reflection on Hume, Kant, Mill, Sidgwick, and More Recent Moral Theorists Can Throw Light on Aristotle. The Light May Come Either From Recognition of Similarities or From a Sharper Awareness of Differences.“Themes Ancient and Modern” is a Familiar Part of the Contemporary Study of Aristotle That Needs No Further Commendation. [REVIEW] In Richard Kraut (ed.), The Blackwell Guide to Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics. Blackwell Pub..score: 126.0
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  31. Douglas L. Cairns (1994). [Book Review] Aidos, the Psychology and Ethics of Honour and Shame in Ancient Greek Literature. [REVIEW] Ethics 105 (1):181-183.score: 126.0
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  32. Rachana Kamtekar (2013). 2 Ancient Virtue Ethics An Overview with an Emphasis on Practical Wisdom. In Daniel C. Russell (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Virtue Ethics. Cambridge University Press. 29.score: 126.0
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  33. L. Cairns Douglas (1994). [Book Review] Aidos, the Psychology and Ethics of Honour and Shame in Ancient Greek Literature. [REVIEW] In Peter Singer (ed.), Ethics. Oxford University Press. 105--1.score: 126.0
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  34. R. Naga Raja Sarma (1931). Ethics of Divorce in Ancient India. International Journal of Ethics 41 (3):329-342.score: 126.0
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  35. Charles W. Super (1913). Some Weak Points in Ancient Greek Ethics. International Journal of Ethics 23 (2):176-193.score: 126.0
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  36. Mary Frances Williams (1998). Ethics in Thucydides: The Ancient Simplicity. University Press of America.score: 126.0
    Ethics in Thucydides uses the historian's account of the resolution at Corcyra as the basis for determining a moral or ethical perspective in Thucydides'History.
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  37. Candace Cummins Gauthier (2002). Michael Boylan, Ph. D., is Professor of Philosophy at Marymount University. He is the Author or Editor of ten Books in Philosophy, Including Genetic Engineering: Science and Ethics on the New Frontier. Additionally, He has Pub-Lished More Than 60 Articles on the Philosophy of Science, Ancient Philosophy, Ethics, and Literary Theory. [REVIEW] Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 11:214-215.score: 126.0
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  38. Keith Lehrer, Communitarianism Individualism, Robert E. Goodin, Consensus Interruptus, Simon Blackburn & Normativity à la Mode (2001). Ancient Greek Ethics. Journal of Ethics 5:423-425.score: 126.0
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  39. A. A. Long (2010). Later Ancient Ethics. In John Skorupski (ed.), The Routledge Companion to Ethics. Routledge.score: 126.0
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  40. Karen Margrethe Nielsen (2013). Ancient Ethics. In Hugh LaFollette (ed.), The International Encyclopedia of Ethics. Wiley-Blackwell.score: 126.0
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  41. Stasinos Stavrianeas (2006). Ricardo Salles (Ed.), Metaphysics, Soul and Ethics in Ancient Thought. Rhizai. A Journal for Ancient Philosophy and Science 1:153-165.score: 126.0
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  42. Julia Annas (1992). Ancient Ethics and Modern Morality. Philosophical Perspectives 6:119-136.score: 120.0
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  43. Joseph G. Kronick (2006). The Ancient Quarrel Revisited: Literary Theory and the Return to Ethics. Philosophy and Literature 30 (2):436-449.score: 120.0
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  44. C. Gill (1998). Moral Codes and Social Structure in Ancient Greece: A Sociology of Greek Ethics From Homer to the Epicureans and Stoics. JM Bryant. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 48 (1):87-89.score: 120.0
  45. M. J. Edwards (1993). Aidōs D. L. Cairns: Aidōs. The Psychology and Ethics of Honour and Shame in Ancient Greek Literature. Pp. Xvi + 474. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993. £50. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 43 (02):290-292.score: 120.0
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  46. George Rudebusch (1987). "Ethics, Practical Reasoning, and Political Philosophy in Antiquity and in Christian, Jewish, and Islamic Philosophy": A Joint Conference of the Society for the Study of Islamic Philosophy and Science (SSIPS); the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy (SaGP); and the International Society for Neoplatonic Studies (ISNS): A Report. Philosophy East and West 37 (4):429-433.score: 120.0
  47. Christopher Gill (1998). A Sociology of Ethics J. M. Bryant: Moral Codes and Social Structure in Ancient Greece: A Sociology of Greek Ethics From Homer to the Epicureans and Stoics (SUNY Series in the Sociology of Culture). Pp. Xvi + 575. Albany: State University of New York, 1996. ISBN: 0-7914-3041-3 (0-7914-3042-1 Pbk). [REVIEW] The Classical Review 48 (01):87-89.score: 120.0
  48. Chris Bobonich (2005). Review of Christopher Gill (Ed.), Virtue, Norms, and Objectivity: Issues in Ancient and Modern Ethics. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2005 (12).score: 120.0
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  49. Mark Masterson (2003). The Sleep of Reason: Erotic Experience and Sexual Ethics in Ancient Greece and Rome (Book). American Journal of Philology 124 (3):477-481.score: 120.0
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  50. Christopher Rowe (2005). Needs and Ethics in Ancient Philosophy. Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 80 (57):99-.score: 120.0
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