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Virtues of Thought

Essays on Plato and Aristotle

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$60.50 • £48.95 • €54.50

ISBN 9780674730809

Publication Date: 03/10/2014

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336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Introduction
  • 1. Understanding, Explanation, and Insight in Aristotle’s Posterior Analytics
  • 2. Platonic Love
  • 3. Perceiving That We Perceive: De Anima 3.2
  • 4. Being Properly Affected: Virtues and Feelings in Aristotle’s Ethics
  • 5. Necessity and Explanation in Aristotle’s Analytics
  • 6. Acting: Drama as the Mimesis of Praxis
  • 7. What Does the Maker Mind Make?
  • 8. Saving the Phenomena: Realism and Instrumentalism in Aristotle’s Theory of Science
  • 9. Aristotle on the Desirability of Friends
  • 10. Justice and Virtue: The Republic’s Inquiry into Proper Difference
  • 11. Male and Female in Aristotle’s Generation of Animals
  • 12. Self-Knowledge and Self-Control in Plato’s Charmides
  • 13. Beauty and the Good: Situating the Kalon
  • 14. Translating Ousia
  • 15. Aristotle on the Virtues of Thought
  • Notes
  • Index

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