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Essays on the Platonic Ethics

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English


  • Ancient Western philosophy to c 500,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical,
  • Philosophy

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8059625M
ISBN 100766154300
ISBN 109780766154308

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Book Description: An Innovating approach to Plato's philosophy. Through a careful survey of several significant Platonic texts, mainly focussing on the nature of knowledge, Essays on Plato's Epistemology offers the reader a fresh and promising approach to Plato's philosophy as a whole. This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. This essay will be examining the ethics of Plato ( BCE) and Aristotle ( BCE) to analyse, justify and compare the major concepts of the two philosophers therein. I will argue that Aristotle’s solution to the problem of the ‘good life’ is a better answer than Plato. Aristotle’s work, The Nicomachean Ethics, consists of numerous books pertaining to Aristotle’s Ethics—the ethics of the good life. The first book discloses Aristotle’s belief on moral philosophy and the correlation between virtue and happiness.

The Townsend Lectures Julia Annas here offers a fundamental reexamination of Plato's ethical thought by investigating the Middle Platonist perspective, which emerged at the end of Plato's own school, the Academy. She highlights the differences between ancient and modern assumptions about Plato's ethics--and stresses the need to be more critical about our own. Read the full-text online edition of Essays on Plato and Aristotle (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Essays on Plato and Aristotle. Essays on Plato and Aristotle. By J. L. Ackrill. No cover image. the Heraclitean doctrine of flux and the Platonic doctrine of Forms. It is not obvious that there. First published in The book brings together a selection of the author’s shorter writings from the years – This work can lay claim to a broad thematic unity based on its affiliation to the realist or rationalist traditions in moral philosophy. Some of the essays seek to clarify the relation of feminism to these traditions and to current anti-rationalist tendencies: especially important here are the Author: Sabina Lovibond. The Platonic Tradition is a bit heavier than some of his other works, such as his dialogues, but he definitely makes philosophy accessible to the non-philolospher. As a Christian, Kreeft emphasizes the impact of Platontism on Christian philosophical and theological traditions more so than, I would suppose, a secular philosopher might/5(17).

  The philosopher persuades us to embrace Plato’s Ethics. This feature is not available right now. Please try again later. (Plato republic book XI) There are many Forms but not everything has a Form, if this were so then there would be a parallel world. Forms are not something we can touch but something we hold in our minds, the thought of a perfect circle or prefect shapes; Plato described them as “real existence, colorless, formless, and intangible, “visible. Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this Platonic Ethics study guide and get instant access to the following. Summary; Analysis; You'll also get access to . Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics deals with character and its proper development in the acquisition of thoughtful habits directed toward appropriate ends. The articles in this unique collection, many new or not readily available, form a continuos commentary on the Ethics. Philosophers and classicists alike will welcome them.3/5(2).