Passions and Moral Progress in Greco-Roman Thought - download pdf or read online

By John T. Fitzgerald

This book contains a suite of thirteen essays from prime scholars on the connection between passionate emotions and ethical development in Greek and Roman thought. 

Recognising that feelings performed a key function in even if individuals lived fortunately, old philosophers greatly mentioned the character of "the passions", exhibiting how those that controlled their feelings thoroughly may lead higher, extra ethical lives. 

The contributions are preceded by way of an introdution to the topic through John Fitzgerald.  Writers mentioned contain the Cynics, the Neopythagorians, Aristotle and Ovid; the dialogue encompasses philosophy, literature and religion.

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