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Akrasia in Greek Philosophy : From Socrates to Plotinus

Bobonich, Christopher ;Destrée, Pierre


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    Akrasia in Greek Philosophy : From Socrates to Plotinus
  • Author: Bobonich, Christopher ; Destrée, Pierre
  • Description: The 13 contributions of this collective offer new and challenging ways of reading well-known and more neglected texts on akrasia (lack of control, or weakness of will) in Greek philosophy (Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, the Stoics, Plotinus)..
    Contents -- Note on the Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- Note -- Introduction -- Socrates on Akrasia, Knowledge, and the Power of Appearance (Thomas Brickhouse and Nicholas Smith) -- 1. The Traditional Theory -- 2. Devereux's Account of Socratic Motivation...
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Publisher: Leiden: BRILL
  • Identifier: E-ISBN: 9789047420125 ; ISBN: 9789004156708
  • Subjects: Akrasia ; Akrasia -- History -- To 1500 ; Ethics -- Greece ; Philosophy, Ancient
  • Language: English
  • Source: Ebook Central Perpetual and DDA titles (ProQuest)

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