Aristotle and the Philosophy of Friendship
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BeschreibungThe book offers a comprehensive account of the major philosophical works on friendship.
InhaltsverzeichnisAcknowledgements; Introduction; 1. The challenge of Plato's Lysis; 2. The three kinds of friendship; 3. Aristotle and Montaigne on friendship as the greatest good; 4. Friendships in politics and the family; 5. Cicero's Laelius: political friendship at its best; 6. Quarrels, conflicting claims and dissolutions; 7. Friends as other selves; 8. Goodwill, concord, and the love of benefactors; 9. Self-love and noble sacrifice; 10. Friendship in the happy life; Notes; Bibliography of modern works and editions; Index of names.
Pressestimmen'... beautifully written, lucid in its arguments, responsible in its scholarship ... makes an original and substantial contribution to the interpretation of Aristotle's analysis of friendship ...' David Konstan, Brown University 'Smith Pangle's scholarly and imaginatively sympathetic book is an excellent study of some of the major philosophical works on friendship, particularly Aristotle's.' Ethical Theory and Moral Practice
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2005
Seitenanzahl: 264 Seiten