Ethics (Companions to Ancient Thought, 4)


Ethics (Companions to Ancient Thought, 4)

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 300 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780521388320
  • DDC分類 170.938

Full Description

This fourth Companion to Ancient Thought is devoted to ancient ethics. The chapters range over the ethical theories of all the major philosophers and schools from the earliest times to the work of the Hellenistic philosophers. There is a substantial introduction which considers the question of what is distinctive about ancient ethics, and an extensive bibliography. This collection provides a sophisticated and accessible introduction to the moral theories of the ancient world.

Table of Contents

  Introduction: virtue and morality                1  (26)
Stephen Everson
Pre-Platonic ethics 27 (22)
Charles H. Kahn
Platonic ethics 49 (28)
C. C. W. Taylor
Aristotle on nature and value 77 (30)
Stephen Everson
Some issues in Aristotle's moral psychology 107(22)
John McDowell
The inferential foundations of Epicurean 129(22)
David Sedley
Socratic paradox and Stoic theory 151(42)
T. H. Irwin
Doing without objective values: ancient and 193(28)
modern strategies
Julia Annas
Moral responsibility: Aristotle and after 221(20)
Susan Sauve Meyer
Bibliography 241(43)
Index of names 284(4)
Index of passages discussed 288(9)
Index of subjects 297