Routledge (1991)

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William Prior
Santa Clara University
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Originally published in 1991, this book focuses on the concept of virtue, and in particular on the virtue of wisdom or knowledge, as it is found in the epic poems of Homer, some tragedies of Sophocles, selected writings of Plato, Aristotle, and the Stoic and Epicurean philosophers. The key questions discussed are the nature of the virtues, their relation to each other, and the relation between the virtues and happiness or well-being. This book provides the background and interpretative framework to make classical works on Ethics, such as Plato’s _Republic_ and Aristotle’s _Nicomachean Ethics_, accessible to readers with no training in the classics.
Keywords Socrates  Plato  Aristotle  Stoicism  Epicureanism  Ethics (Ancient Greek)  Eudaimonism  Virtue  Happiness
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Call number BJ161.P72 1990
ISBN(s) 9781138697379   0415053242   0415024706   9780415024709   1138697397   9781138697393   1138697370
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