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    Stephen A. White (2002). Happiness in the Hellenistic Lyceum. Apeiron 35 (4):69-94.
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    Stephen A. White (1992). Sovereign Virtue: Aristotle on the Relation Between Happiness and Prosperity. Stanford University Press.
    The central subject of Aristotle's ethics is happiness or living well. Most people in his day (as in ours), eager to enjoy life, impressed by worldly success, and fearful of serious loss, believed that happiness depends mainly on fortune in achieving prosperity and avoiding adversity. Aristotle, however, argues that virtuous conduct is the governing factor in living well and attaining happiness. While admitting that neither the blessings not the afflictions of fortune are unimportant, he maintains that the virtuous find life (...)
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    Stephen A. White (1992). The Hellenistic Stoa: Political Thought and Action. Journal of the History of Philosophy 30 (2):294-296.
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    Stephen A. White (1993). The Stoic Idea of the City. Journal of the History of Philosophy 31 (3):458-460.
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    Stephen A. White (1990). Epicurus' Ethical Theory: The Pleasures of Invulnerability. Journal of the History of Philosophy 28 (4):605-607.
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    Stephen A. White, Clearchus on Love.
    Clearchus of Soloi, a junior colleague of Aristotle's, devoted a work in at least two books to the topic of eros. Like most of what survives from his once substantial corpus, the remains of this work display wide learning, especially in history and literature, and a moralizing orientation. The work did not circulate widely; all that survives is a handful of passages in Athenaeus (frs. 21-35 Wehrli), most very brief. That is far too little to permit any reconstruction of its (...)
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    Stephen A. White (1991). Epicurus on the Swerve and Voluntary Action. Ancient Philosophy 11 (2):455-459.
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    Stephen A. White (1989). Reasons for Choosing a Final End. Southern Journal of Philosophy 27 (S1):209-232.
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    Stephen A. White (1995). Matter and Metaphysics. Ancient Philosophy 15 (1):289-300.
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    Stephen A. White (2001). Io¿s World: Intimations of Theodicy in "Prometheus Bound". Journal of Hellenic Studies 121:107-140.
    The conflict between Prometheus and Zeus has long dominated critical discussion of the play and diverted attention from the only mortal to appear onstage. Prometheus is widely applauded as humanity¿s saviour and Zeus condemned as an oppressive tyrant, but the fate of the maiden Io is largely discounted. Her encounter with Prometheus, however, is the longest and most complex episode in the play, and it provides a very different perspective on events. The elaborate forecast of her journeys delivered by Prometheus (...)
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  11. Stephen A. White (2002). Thales and the Stars. In Alexander P. D. Mourelatos, Victor Miles Caston & Daniel W. Graham (eds.), Presocratic Philosophy: Essays in Honour of Alexander Mourelatos. Ashgate 3--18.
     
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  12. Stephen A. White (1992). Colloquium 4. Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium of Ancient Philosophy 8 (1):135-168.
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  13. Stephen A. White (1995). "Matter and Metaphysics". Fourth Symposium Hellenisticum, Edited by J. Barnes and M. Mignucci. [REVIEW] Ancient Philosophy 15 (1):289.
     
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  14. Stephen A. White (2008). Milesian Measures : Time, Space, and Matter. In Patricia Curd & Daniel W. Graham (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Presocratic Philosophy. Oxford University Press 89--133.
     
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