Princeton University Press (1998)

Lawrence C. Becker
University of Chicago
The question addressed by this book is what, if anything, stoic ethics would be like today if stoicism had had a continuous history to the present day as a plausible and coherent set of philosophical commitments and methods. The book answers that question by arguing that most of the ancient doctrines of Stoic ethics remain defensible today, at least when ancient Stoicism's cosmological commitments are replaced by modern scientific ones.
Keywords Normative ethics  Ancient Greek and Roman philosophy  Virtue ethics
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ISBN(s) 0691016607   9781400888382   1400822440   9781400822447   0691009643   069117721X   9780691177212
DOI 10.1111/j.1933-1592.2002.tb00179.x
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