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Greek ethical thought from Homer to the Stoics.

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Published by Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics, Greek,
  • Greek literature -- Translations into English,
  • English literature

  • Edition Notes

    First published in 1925.

    SeriesThe Library of Greek thought
    The Physical Object
    Pagination226 p.
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14480560M
    LC Control Number52008223
    OCLC/WorldCa1927226


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Death and immortality played a central role in Greek and Roman thought, from Homer and early Greek philosophy to Marcus Aurelius. In this book A. Long explains the significance of death and immortality in ancient ethics, particularly Plato's dialogues, Stoicism and Epicureanism; he also shows how philosophical cosmology and theology caused immortality to be re-imagined.

Greek ethics, then, we will find that the philosophers’ views reflect a kind of “paradigm shift” from those we find expressed by – and embodied in – the Homeric heroes.2 I will begin by surveying the Homeric antecedents to these two peculi-arities of Greek ethical thought, and will then supply very brief summary.

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An exercise in cultural sociology, Moral Codes and Social Structure in Ancient Greece seeks to explicate the dynamic currents of classical Hellenic ethics and social philosophy by situating those idea-complexes in their socio-historical and intellectual contexts.

Central to this enterprise is a comprehensive historical-sociological analysis of the Polis form of social organization, which. Moral Codes and Social Structure in Ancient Greece (Suny Series in the Sociology of Culture): A Sociology of Greek Ethics from Homer to the Epicureans and Stoics by Bryant, Joseph M.

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The key questions discussed are the nature of the virtues, their relation to each other, and the relation between. The works of the earlier Stoics survive only in fragmentary quotations from other authors, but from the Renaissance until well into the nineteenth century, Stoic ethical thought was one of the most important ancient influences on European ethics, particularly because of the descriptions of it by Cicero, through surviving works by the Stoics.

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Homer's Myths and Greek Thought, by Félix Buffière pm 23 August As is made crystal clear in Les mythes d'Homère et la pensée grecque, by Félix Buffière (), the position the Iliad and the Odyssey held in Greek culture for at least a millenium has no parallel to that of any literary works in any modern culture.(*).

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(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Homer (/ ˈ h oʊ m ər /; Ancient Greek: Ὅμηρος Greek pronunciation: [hómɛːros], Hómēros) is the presumed author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, two epic poems that are the foundational works of ancient Greek Iliad is set during the Trojan War, the ten-year siege of the city of Troy by a coalition of Greek kingdoms.

It focuses on a quarrel between King Agamemnon and.Tags: Ancient Greek Moral philosophy, Aristotle, Asclepius, Callicles, ethical egoism, Ethics, hedonism, Moral philosophy, Plato, socrates, Sophism, Sophists Epictetus, the Stoic-Slave By Jacob Bell, Associate Editor, Classical Wisdom Epictetus was a Stoic philosopher that lived from CE.This interpretative approach is applied especially to Homeric psychology, epic and tragic characterization, and ethical psychology in Plato, Aristotle, and the Stoics.

12 Long’s book () on the Greek mind and self is broadly in line with the third kind of approach. 13 In addition, some new and forthcoming work on Greek thought and.