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Title Pursuing the good : ethics and metaphysics in Plato's Republic / edited by Douglas Cairns, Fritz-Gregor Herrmann and Terry Penner
Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 340 pages) : illustrations
Series Edinburgh Leventis studies ; 4
Edinburgh Leventis studies ; 4
Contents COVER; COPYRIGHT; Contents; Preface; Contributors and Editors; Introduction; 1. What is the Form of the Good the Form of? A Question about the Plot of the Republic; 2. Glaucon's Challenge, Rational Egoism and Ordinary Morality; 3. Thrasymachean Rulers, Altruistic Rulers and Socratic Rulers; 4. Neutralism in Book I of the Republic; 5. The Good, Advantage, Happiness and the Form of the Good: How Continuous with Socratic Ethics is Platonic Ethics?; 6. The Form of the Good and the Good in Plato's Republic; 7. Flourishing: The Central Concept of Practical Thought
Summary This volume, the fourth in the Edinburgh Leventis Studies series, comprises a selection of papers from the conference held in Edinburgh March 2005 in conjunction with Professor Terry Penner's tenure of the A.G. Leventis Visiting Research Chair in Greek. It brings together contributions from leading Plato scholars from Britain, Europe and North America on a closely defined topic central to Plato?s thought and to Ancient Philosophy?Plato?s Form of the Good. The importance of the collection lies in the combination and presentation in one place of a range of different approaches to the good in P
Analysis Good
Plato's republic
Notes Selected conference papers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Plato -- Influence -- Congresses.
Plato. Republic -- Congresses.
Ethics, Ancient -- Congresses.
Good and evil -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Cairns, Douglas L.
Herrmann, Fritz-Gregor.
Penner, Terry, 1936-
ISBN 0748631887 (electronic bk.)
9780748631889 (electronic bk.)