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Author S.V. Keeling Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy (7th : 2007 : University College London)

Title Particulars in Greek philosophy : the seventh S.V. Keeling Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy / edited by Robert W. Sharples
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 189 pages) : illustrations, photographs
Series Philosophia antiqua, 0079-1687 ; v. 120
Philosophia antiqua ; v. 120
Contents Moral vision and legislating for the good in Aristotle / Robert Wardy -- Particular virtues in the Nicomachean ethics of Aristotle / Carlo Natali -- What's a particular, and what makes it so? : some thoughts, mainly about Aristotle / Verity Harte -- Particulars, selves, and individuals in Stoic philosophy / Christopher Gill -- On Christopher Gill on "Particulars, selves, and individuals in Stoic philosophy" / Angela Hobbs -- Alexander of Aphrodisias on particulars and the Stoic criterion of identity / Marwan Rashed
Summary Ancient Greek philosophy has been criticised, for example by the late Bernard Williams, for emphasising the universal at the expense of the particular. Six leading scholars consider what the Greeks themselves, from Plato to the period of the Roman Empire, had to say on this issue in the contexts of ethics, psychology, metaphysics and cosmology. Ancient views are compared with modern ones, and the influence of the former on the latter is considered
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Aristotle -- Congresses.
Ethics, Ancient -- Congresses.
Individuation (Philosophy) -- History -- Congresses.
Stoics -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Kongress
London (2007)
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Sharples, R. W., editor
ISBN 9004193243 (electronic bk.)
9789004193246 (electronic bk.)