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  1. Carving, Taming or Gardening? Plutarch on Emotions, Reason and Virtue.David Machek - 2018 - British Journal for the History of Philosophy 26 (2):255-275.
    This article attempts to provide an overview and discussion of Plutarch’s views in his Moralia about emotions and their relation to moral virtue and reason. By tracking different clusters of imagery – artisanal, zoological and botanic – that Plutarch uses in his essays to articulate the relationship between emotions and reason, it explores three philosophical perspectives on emotions: emotions of a virtuous person are likened to a well-shaped piece of material; to animals that need to be guided or reined in (...)
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