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    Pursuits of Wisdom: Six Ways of Life in Ancient Philosophy From Socrates to Plotinus.John Madison Cooper - 2012 - Princeton University Press.
    In "Pursuits of Wisdom," John Cooper brings this crucial question back to life. This marvelous book will shape the way we think about and engage with ancient philosophical traditions.
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    The Fragility of Goodness: Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy.John M. Cooper - 1988 - Philosophical Review 97 (4):543.
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  3. Reason and Human Good in Aristotle.John M. Cooper - 1975 - Harvard University Press.
    I Deliberation, Practical Syllogisms , and Intuition. Introduction Aristotle's views on moral reasoning are a difficult and much disputed subject. ...
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  4. Aristotle on Natural Teleology.John M. Cooper - 1982 - In M. Schofield & M. C. Nussbaum (eds.), Language and Logos. Cambridge University Press. pp. 197--222.
     
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  5. Reason and Emotion: Essays on Ancient Moral Psychology and Ethical Theory.John M. Cooper - 1998 - Princeton University Press.
    This book brings together twenty-three distinctive and influential essays on ancient moral philosophy--including several published here for the first time--by the distinguished philosopher and classical scholar John Cooper.
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  6. Aristotle on the Forms of Friendship.John M. Cooper - 1977 - Review of Metaphysics 30 (4):619 - 648.
    NEITHER in the scholarly nor in the philosophical literature on Aristotle does his account of friendship occupy a very prominent place. I suppose this is partly, though certainly not wholly, to be explained by the fact that the modern ethical theories with which Aristotle’s might demand comparison hardly make room for the discussion of any parallel phenomenon. Whatever else friendship is, it is, at least typically, a personal relationship freely, even spontaneously, entered into, and ethics, as modern theorists tend to (...)
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    Knowledge, Nature, and the Good: Essays on Ancient Philosophy.John M. Cooper - 2004 - Princeton University Press.
    Knowledge, Nature, and the Good brings together some of John Cooper's most important works on ancient philosophy. In thirteen chapters that represent an ideal companion to the author's influential Reason and Emotion, Cooper addresses a wide range of topics and periods--from Hippocratic medical theory and Plato's epistemology and moral philosophy, to Aristotle's physics and metaphysics, academic scepticism, and the cosmology, moral psychology, and ethical theory of the ancient Stoics.Almost half of the pieces appear here for the first time or are (...)
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  8. Plato's Theory of Human Motivation.John M. Cooper - 1984 - History of Philosophy Quarterly 1 (1):3 - 21.
    I discuss the division of the soul in plato's "republic". i concentrate on the arguments and illustrative examples given in book iv, but i treat the descriptions of different types of person in viii-ix and elsewhere as further constituents of a single, coherent theory. on my interpretation plato distinguishes three basic kinds of motivation which he claims all human beings regularly experience in some degree. reason is itself the immediate source of certain desires. in addition, there are appetitive and also--quite (...)
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  9. The Psychology of Justice in Plato.John M. Cooper - 1977 - American Philosophical Quarterly 14 (2):151 - 157.
  10. Friendship and the Good in Aristotle.John M. Cooper - 1977 - Philosophical Review 86 (3):290-315.
  11. Aristode on Friendship.John Cooper - 1980 - In Amélie Oksenberg Rorty (ed.), Essays on Aristotle's Ethics. University of California Press. pp. 301--340.
     
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  12. Reason and Human Good in Aristotle.John M. Cooper - 1977 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 7 (3):623-636.
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  13. Reason and Human Good in Aristotle.John M. Cooper - 1978 - Mind 87 (346):277-281.
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  14. Plato on Sense-Perception and Knowled Ge (Theaetetus 184-186).John M. Cooper - 1970 - Phronesis 15:123.
  15. The Unity of Virtue.John M. Cooper - 1998 - Social Philosophy and Policy 15 (1):233-274.
    Philosophers have recently revived the study of the ancient Greek topics of virtue and the virtues—justice, honesty, temperance, friendship, courage, and so on as qualities of mind and character belonging to individual people. But one issue at the center of Greek moral theory seems to have dropped out of consideration. This is the question of the unity of virtue, the unity of the virtues. Must anyone who has one of these qualities have others of them as well, indeed all of (...)
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    Aristotelian Responsibility.John M. Cooper - 2013 - Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 45:265.
  17. Contemplation and Happiness: A Reconsideration.John M. Cooper - 1987 - Synthese 72 (2):187 - 216.
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  18. Aristotle on the Goods of Fortune.John M. Cooper - 1985 - Philosophical Review 94 (2):173-196.
  19. Reason, Moral Virtue, and Moral Value'.John Cooper - 1996 - In Michael Frede & Gisela Striker (eds.), Rationality in Greek Thought. Oxford University Press. pp. 81--114.
     
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  20. Stoic Autonomy.John M. Cooper - 2003 - Social Philosophy and Policy 20 (2):1-29.
    As it is currently understood, the notion of autonomy, both as something that belongs to human beings and human nature, as such, and also as the source or basis of morality , is bound up inextricably with the philosophy of Kant. The term “autonomy” itself derives from classical Greek, where it was applied primarily or even exclusively in a political context, to civic communities possessing independent legislative and self-governing authority. The term was taken up again in Renaissance and early modern (...)
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  21. Nicomachean Ethics VII. 1-2 : Introduction, Method, Puzzles.John M. Cooper - 2009 - In Carlo Natali (ed.), Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics. Oxford University Press.
     
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  22. Chrysippus on Physical Elements.John M. Cooper - 2009 - In Ricardo Salles (ed.), God and Cosmos in Stoicism. Oxford University Press.
     
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  23. The Emotional Life of the Wise.John M. Cooper - 2005 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 43 (S1):176-218.
    The ancient Stoics notoriously argued, with thoroughness and force, that all ordinary “emotions” (passions, mental affections: in Greek, pãyh) are thoroughly bad states of mind, not to be indulged in by anyone, under any circumstances: anger, resentment, gloating; pity, sympathy, grief; delight, glee, pleasure; impassioned love (i.e. ¶rvw), agitated desires of any kind, fear; disappointment, regret, all sorts of sorrow; hatred, contempt, schadenfreude. Early on in the history of Stoicism, however, apparently in order to avoid the objection that human nature (...)
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  24. Plato's Theory of Human Motivation.John M. Cooper - 1999 - In Gail Fine (ed.), Plato 2: Ethics, Politics, Religion, and the Soul. Oxford University Press.
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  25. Aristotle's Ethics: Critical Essays.J. L. Ackrill, Julia Annas, M. F. Burnyeat, John M. Cooper, Marcia L. Homiak, Rosalind Hursthouse, T. H. Irwin, L. A. Kosman, Richard Kraut, John McDowell, Alfred R. Mele & Martha C. Nussbaum - 1998 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    The ethics of Aristotle , and virtue ethics in general, have enjoyed a resurgence of interest over the past few decades. Aristotelian themes, with such issues as the importance of friendship and emotions in a good life, the role of moral perception in wise choice, the nature of happiness and its constitution, moral education and habituation, are finding an important place in contemporary moral debates. Taken together, the essays in this volume provide a close analysis of central arguments in Aristotle's (...)
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    Index.John M. Cooper - 2012 - In Pursuits of Wisdom: Six Ways of Life in Ancient Philosophy From Socrates to Plotinus. Princeton University Press. pp. 431-442.
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    The Unity of Virtue*: JOHN M. COOPER.John M. Cooper - 1998 - Social Philosophy and Policy 15 (1):233-274.
    Philosophers have recently revived the study of the ancient Greek topics of virtue and the virtues—justice, honesty, temperance, friendship, courage, and so on as qualities of mind and character belonging to individual people. But one issue at the center of Greek moral theory seems to have dropped out of consideration. This is the question of the unity of virtue, the unity of the virtues. Must anyone who has one of these qualities have others of them as well, indeed all of (...)
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  28. Body, Soul, and Life Everlasting.John W. Cooper - 1994 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 35 (1):57-59.
  29. Aristotelian Infinites.John M. Cooper - 2016 - Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 51:161-206.
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  30. Pleasure and Desire in Epicurus.John Cooper - 1998 - In Reason and Emotion: Essays on Ancient Moral Psychology and Ethical Theory. Princeton University Press. pp. 485–514.
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    Plato: Theaetetus.John M. Cooper - 1975 - Philosophical Review 84 (4):555-560.
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    Plato's Republic: Critical Essays.Richard Kraut, Julia Annas, John M. Cooper, Jonathan Lear, Iris Murdoch, C. D. C. Reeve, David Sachs, Arlene W. Saxonhouse, C. C. W. Taylor, James O. Urmson, Gregory Vlastos & Bernard Williams - 1997 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    Bringing between two covers the most influential and accessible articles on Plato's Republic, this collection illuminates what is widely held to be the most important work of Western philosophy and political theory. It will be valuable not only to philosophers, but to political theorists, historians, classicists, literary scholars, and interested general readers.
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  33. Arcesilaus: Socratic and Sceptic.John Cooper - 2006 - In Lindsay Judson & Vassilis Karasmanis (eds.), Remembering Socrates: Philosophical Essays. Oxford University Press.
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    Eudaimonism and the Appeal to Nature in the Morality of Happiness: Comments on Julia Annas, The Morality of Happiness.John M. Cooper - 1995 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 55 (3):587-598.
    Recent scholarship has steadily been opening up for philosophical study an increasingly wide range of the philosophical literature of antiquity. We no longer think only of Socrates, Plato and Aristotle, and their pre-Socratic forebears, when someone refers to the views of the ancient philosophers. Julia Annas has been one of the philosophers most closely engaged in the renewed study of Hellenistic philosophy over the past fifteen years, enabling herself and other scholars to acquire the necessary ground-level knowledge of the widely-dispersed (...)
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    Some Remarks on Aristotle’s Moral Psychology.John M. Cooper - 1989 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 27 (S1):25-42.
  36. The Relevance of Moral Theory to Moral Improvement in Epictetus.John M. Cooper - 2007 - In Theodore Scaltsas & Andrew S. Mason (eds.), The Philosophy of Epictetus. Oxford University Press.
     
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    Two Theories of Justice.John M. Cooper - 2000 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 74 (2):3 - 27.
  38. The Psychology of Justice.John M. Cooper - forthcoming - American Philosophical Quarterly.
  39. Plato's Theory of Human Good in the Philebus.John M. Cooper - 1977 - Journal of Philosophy 74 (11):714-730.
  40. Socrates and Philosophy as a Way of Life.John M. Cooper - 2007 - In Dominic Scott (ed.), Maieusis: Essays in Ancient Philosophy in Honour of Myles Burnyeat. Oxford University Press. pp. 20--44.
  41. Plato on Sense-Perception and Knowledge.John M. Cooper - 1999 - In Gail Fine (ed.), Plato 1: Metaphysics and Epistemology. Oxford University Press.
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  42. Plato's Theory of Human Good in the Philebus.John M. Cooper - 1999 - In Gail Fine (ed.), Plato 2: Ethics, Politics, Religion, and the Soul. Oxford University Press.
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    Hellenistic Philosophy of Mind.John M. Cooper & Julia Annas - 1994 - Philosophical Review 103 (1):182.
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    Plato: Gorgias.John M. Cooper - 1982 - Philosophical Review 91 (3):435.
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    Exaggerated Rumors of Dualism’s Demise: A Review Essay on Body, Soul, and Human Life.John W. Cooper - 2009 - Philosophia Christi 11 (2):453-464.
    Green’s book outlines a wholistic vision of human nature, the Christian life, and life after death using “neuro-hermeneutics,” his approach to biblical interpretation integrated with neuroscience and psychology. He argues that a comprehensive vision of Christianity implies body-soul monism and undermines dualism. I respond that these sciences are consistent with dualist as well as monist anthropologies. I examine his exegetical arguments for anthropological monism from the eschatological texts of Luke–Acts and the Corinthian epistles, find them wanting, and show why they (...)
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    Plato's Theaetetus.John M. Cooper - 1990 - Routledge.
    Originally published in 1990. This book discusses in a philosophically responsible and illuminating way the progress of the dialogue and its separate sections to improve our understanding of Plato’s work on Theaetetus. An early coverage of this dialogue, this investigation predated a surge in study of Plato’s piece which examined Socratic and pre-Socratic thought. The author’s argument is that the _Theaetetus_ engages in re-evaluation of earlier doctrines of middle-period Platonism as well as reaffirming theories about knowledge. An important work in (...)
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    2. The Socratic Way of Life.John M. Cooper - 2012 - In Pursuits of Wisdom: Six Ways of Life in Ancient Philosophy From Socrates to Plotinus. Princeton University Press. pp. 24-69.
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    The Magna Moralia and Aristotle's Moral Philosophy.John M. Cooper - 1973 - American Journal of Philology 94 (4):327.
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    The Aristotelian Ethics.John M. Cooper - 1981 - Noûs 15 (3):381-392.
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    The Bible and Dualism Once Again.John W. Cooper - 2007 - Philosophia Christi 9 (2):459-469.
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