Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy: Volume XXIV

Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy: Volume XXIV : Summer 2003

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Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy is a volume of original articles on all aspects of ancient philosophy. The articles may be of substantial length, and include critical notices of major books. Aristotle and the Stoics receive particular attention in this volume. Editor: David Sedley, Laurence Professor of Ancient Philosophy, University of Cambridge.show more

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  • Hardback | 406 pages
  • 152.4 x 220.98 x 33.02mm | 430.91g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • index
  • 0199263434
  • 9780199263431

Table of contents

1. Empedocles on the Ultimate Symmetry of the World ; 2. Socrates and Protagoras on Virtue ; 3. Aristotle's Natural Teleology and Metaphysics of Life ; 4. Themistius and Spontaneous Generation in Aristotle's Metaphysics ; 5. What Does Aristotle Mean by Priority in Substance? ; 6. Chrysippus' Puzzle about Identity ; 7. Determinism and Recurrence in Early Stoic Thought ; 8. Cosmological Ethics in the Timaeus and Early Stoicism ; 9. A Puzzle in Stoic Ethics ; 10. Sextus and External World Scepticism ; Index Locorumshow more

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standard reading among specialists in ancient philosophy Brad Inwood, Bryn Mawr Classical Reviewshow more