Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 114 (1pt1):75-101 (2014)

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Jonathan Lear
University of Chicago
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Aristotelian theory of virtue and of happiness assumes a moral psychology in which the parts of the soul, rational and non-rational, can communicate well with each other. But if Aristotle cannot give a robust account of what communicating well consists in, he faces Bernard Williams's charge that his moral psychology collapses into a moralizing psychology, assuming the very categories it seeks to vindicate. This paper examines the problem and proposes a way forward, namely, that Freudian psychoanalysis provides the resources for the development of a satisfying Aristotelian moral psychology
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DOI 10.1111/j.1467-9264.2014.00365.x
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