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Knowledge, nature, and the good essays on ancient philosophy

John M. Cooper (John Madison), 1939-

c2004

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  • Title:
    Knowledge, nature, and the good essays on ancient philosophy
  • Author: John M. Cooper (John Madison), 1939-
  • Description: Method and science in On ancient medicine -- Plato on sense-perception and knowledge (Theaetetus 184-186) -- Plato, Isocrates, and Cicero on the independence of oratory from philosophy -- Arcesilaus : Socratic and skeptic -- Aristotle on natural teleology -- Hypothetical necessity -- Two notes on Aristotle on mixture -- Metaphysics in Aristotle's embryology -- Stoic autonomy -- Two theories of justice -- Plato and Aristotle on "finality" and "(Self)sufficiency" -- Moral theory and moral improvement : Seneca -- Moral theory and moral improvement : Marcus Aurelius.
    Knowledge, Nature, and the Good brings together some of John Cooper's most important works on ancient philosophy. In thirteen chapters that represent an ideal companion to the author's influential Reason and Emotion, Cooper addresses a wide range of topics and periods--from Hippocratic medical theory and Plato's epistemology and moral philosophy, to Aristotle's physics and metaphysics, academic scepticism, and the cosmology, moral psychology, and ethical theory of the ancient Stoics. Almost half of the pieces appear here for the first time or are presented in newly expan
  • Publication Date: c2004
  • Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (420 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-282-08708-8;ISBN 9786612087080;ISBN 1-4008-2644-6
  • Subjects: Philosophy, Ancient; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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