Apeiron 51 (3):345-370 (2018)

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Nicholas Baima
Florida Atlantic University
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This paper examines Plato’s conception of shame and the role intoxication plays in cultivating it in the Laws. Ultimately, this paper argues that there are two accounts of shame in the Laws. There is a public sense of shame that is more closely tied to the rational faculties and a private sense of shame that is more closely tied to the non-rational faculties. Understanding this division between public and private shame not only informs our understanding of Plato’s moral psychology, but his political and ethical theory as well.
Keywords Laws  Plato  moral psychology  shame
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DOI 10.1515/apeiron-2016-0065
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