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Akrasia in Greek philosophy from Socrates to Plotinus

Christopher Bobonich; Pierre Destrée


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  • Title:
    Akrasia in Greek philosophy from Socrates to Plotinus
  • Author: Christopher Bobonich; Pierre Destrée
  • Description: Contents; Note on the Contributors; Acknowledgments; Note; Introduction; Socrates on Akrasia, Knowledge, and the Power of Appearance (Thomas Brickhouse and Nicholas Smith); A Problem in the Gorgias: How is Punishment Supposed to Help with Intellectual Error? (Christopher Rowe); Plato on Akrasia and Knowing Your Own Mind (Chris Bobonich); Unified Agency and Akrasia in Plato's Republic (Christopher ?Shields); Thirst as Desire for Good (Roslyn Weiss); Akrasia and the Structure of the Passions in Plato's Timaeus (Gabriela Roxana Carone); Plato and Enkrateia (Louis-André Dorion)
    Aristotle on the Causes of Akrasia (Pierre Destrée)Akrasia and the Method of Ethics (Marco Zingano); Aristotle's Weak Akrates: What does her Ignorance Consist in? (David Charles); Akrasia and Enkrateia in Ancient Stoicism: Minor Vice and Minor Virtue? (Jean-Baptiste Gourinat); Epictetus on Moral Responsibility for Precipitate Action (Ricardo Salles); Plotinus on Akrasia: the Neoplatonic Synthesis (Lloyd Gerson); References; Index of Ancient Sources; Index of Modern Authors
    Discussions on akrasia (lack of control, or weakness of will) in Greek philosophy have been particularily intense. This work covers the history of Greek ethics, from Socrates to Plotinus, through Plato, Aristotle, and the Stoics (Cleanthes, Chrysippus, Epictetus).
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill
  • Format: 1 online resource (336 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-282-39696-X;ISBN 9786612396960;ISBN 90-474-2012-8
  • Subjects: Akrasia; Akrasia -- History -- To 1500; Ethics -- Greece; Philosophy, Ancient; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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