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    Jan Patočka and the Task for Post-European Philosophers.Carl Cederberg - 2017 - Philosophical News 15:89-98.
    In this paper, I explore Jan Patoĉka’s enigmatic thesis that the the Platonic idealof care for the soul. constitutes the essence of Europe According to Patoĉka’s reading,Plato’s philosophy, in contrast to that of Democritus, is concerned first and foremost with care for the soul, and only secondarily with ontology. Referring to Phaedo andPhilebus, I show how Patoĉka’s thesis fits well with Plato’s own understanding ofhis doctrine of ideas. I then show how this formula can be used to understand both Patoĉka’s (...)
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  2. The Aristotelian Moral Tipology: A Contribution Regarding the Bad Side.Carles Jose Mestre - 2017 - Philosophical News 14 (14):143-157.
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  3. The Aristotelian Moral Typology: A Contribution Regarding the Bad Side.Carles Jose Mestre - 2017 - Philosophical News 14 (1):143-157.
     
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  4. Hunger for Being Born Completely. Plasticity and Desire.Guido Cusinato - 2017 - Philosophical News 14:65-77.
    The main claim of this article is that the plasticity of the human formation process does not consist in receiving passively an already-given shape, like hot wax stamped by a seal. Rather, it creates ever new shapes and makes a person overcome her own self-referential horizon. Furthermore, I argue that this formation process is directed by desire, meant as “hunger for being born completely” (Zambrano). The human being comes into the world without being born completely, and it is precisely such (...)
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