Socratic, Platonic and Aristotelian Studies: Essays in Honor of Gerasimos Santas - Philosophical Studies Series 117 (Paperback)
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Socratic, Platonic and Aristotelian Studies: Essays in Honor of Gerasimos Santas - Philosophical Studies Series 117 (Paperback)

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This volume contains outstanding studies by some of the best scholars in ancient Greek Philosophy on key topics in Socratic, Platonic, and Aristotelian thought. These studies provide rigorous analyses of arguments and texts and often advance original interpretations.

The essays in the volume range over a number of central themes in ancient philosophy, such as Socratic and Platonic conceptions of philosophical method; the Socratic paradoxes; Plato's view on justice; the nature of Platonic Forms, especially the Form of the Good; Aristotle's views on the faculties of the soul; Aristotle's functionalist account of the human good; Socratic, Platonic, and Aristotelian views on the nature of desire and its object. The volume will be of interest to students and scholars of ancient philosophy and classics.

Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9789400737303
Number of pages: 410
Weight: 670 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 22 mm
Edition: 2011 ed.


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"Santas and his work have merited a Festschrift of this magnitude--fully 22 articles from a variety of scholars, most of whom who are established leaders in the field ... . The articles are relatively even in their level of scholarship and philosophical discernment. EHGS will be most beneficial to those scholars of ancient Greek philosophy who specialize in Socrates, or in ancient moral psychology. Scholars interested in the Republic will also find many articles pertinent to their research." (Patrick Mooney, Philosophy in Review, Vol. XXXIII (5), 2013)

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