1. Aristotle on Other-Selfhood and Reciprocal Shaping.Anthony Carreras - 2012 - History of Philosophy Quarterly 29 (4):319-336.
    This paper concerns the status of Aristotle’s claim that a friend is another self in NE IX.4. Against the prevailing interpretation, I defend the view that Aristotle uses the other-self claim to explain how a virtuous person who values himself will come to value his friend, according to which 1) loving a friend is an extension of self-love, and 2) the conception of the friend as another self explains how the friend’s eudaimonia becomes constitutive of the agent’s eudaimonia. I argue (...)
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    Amicably Deceived.Anthony Carreras - 2016 - Philosophical Papers 45 (1-2):133-158.
    A widely accepted thesis in the philosophy of friendship is what I call "the self-knowledge thesis," which says that good friendship is essentially such as to conduce to self-knowledge. I argue in this paper that the self-knowledge thesis is false. Good friendship need not conduce to self-knowledge, for it is part of the nature and value of friendship that it might lead us to form false beliefs about ourselves.
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    Like Father Like Son?Anthony Carreras - 2010-09-24 - In Fritz Allhoff, Lon S. Nease & Michael W. Austin (eds.), Fatherhood ‐ Philosophy for Everyone. Wiley‐Blackwell. pp. 171–179.
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