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Stoicism : Traditions and Transformations.

Author/Creator:
Strange, Steven K.
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Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
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Stoics.
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Electronic books.
Summary:
This volume, first published in 2004, asks how did Stoicism influence Western thought after Greek and Roman antiquity?.
Contents:
Cover
Half-title
Title
Copyright
Contents
Contributors
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introduction
1 The Socratic Imprint on Epictetus' Philosophy
REFLECTIONS OF PLATO'S GORGIAS
THE SOCRATIC ELENCHUS IN THE DISCOURSES
A LESSON IN THE USE AND ABUSE OF SOCRATIC DIALECTIC
SELF-EXAMINATION AND SELF-DISCOVERY
Notes
2 The Stoics on the Voluntariness of the Passions
THE PASSIONS AS HORMAI PLEONAZOUSAI AND STOIC INTELLECTUALISM
THE PASSIONS NOT OPPOSED TO REASON
ASSENT AND THE VOLUNTARINESS OF PASSIONS
Notes
3 Stoicism in the Apostle Paul
PHILO AND PAUL
THE USE OF GREEK PHILOSOPHY IN PHILO
FREEDOM AND LAW IN PHILO
PAUL: GALATIANS 5:13-26
Galatians 5:13-16: Two Paradoxes and a Thesis
Galatians 5:17-23 in the Argument
Galatians 5:24-25 in the Argument
DISSOLVING THE PARADOXES
GALATIANS 5:13-26 IN ITS ANCIENT PHILOSOPHICAL CONTEXT: ARISTOTLE AND THE STOICS
CONCLUSION
Notes
4 Moral Judgment in Seneca
Notes
5 Stoic First Movements in Christianity
Notes
6 Where Were the Stoics in the Late Middle Ages?
THE THREE DEPARTMENTS OF PHILOSOPHY
SOMETHINGS AND NOTHINGS
STOIC DIALECTIC AND SCHOLASTIC GRAMMAR AND LOGIC
UN-ARISTOTELIAN LOGIC
CRAZY EXAMPLES AND PARADOXICAL THESES
STOIC PARADOXES, FOOLS AND SAGES, FREEDOM
CONCLUSION
Notes
7 Abelard's Stoicism and Its Consequences
Notes
8 Constancy and Coherence
THE ANCIENT SOURCES
NEOSTOIC CONSTANCY
Lipsius' Discovery
Lipsius' De Constantia
DEFINITION AND PRESUPPOSITIONS
A SPIRITUAL AND INTELLECTUAL EXERCISE
CULTIVATION OF JUDGMENT
Knowledge
Discernment
Perspective
Comparison
CULTIVATION OF WILL
THE FRUITS OF CONSTANCY
AN AMBIVALENT VIEW OF STOICISM
The Subtle Shift to Christianity: Guillaume du Vair (1556-1621).
AN EFFECTIVE BUT DANGEROUS THERAPY
Against Religious Inconstancy: Joseph Hall (1574-1656)
The Danger of Passive Indifference: Yves of Paris (1590-1678)
Suffering, Constancy, and Self-Knowledge: Urbain Chevreau (1613-1701)
An Excess of Pride: Simon Goulart (1543-1628)
A Philosophy of Hyperbole: Jean-Fran├žois Senault (1599-1672)
THE STOIC LEGACY
Notes
9 On the Happy Life
HAPPINESS AND THE HIGHEST GOOD
VIRTUE AS PERFECTION
DESCARTES AND THE STOICS RECONSIDERED
Notes
10 Psychotherapy and Moral Perfection
Notes
11 Duties of Justice, Duties of Material Aid
THE STATESMEN'S BIBLE
THE DUTIES OF JUSTICE
THE DUTIES OF MATERIAL AID
A LURKING VIEW ABOUT THE GOOD
DOES THE DISTINCTION STAND UP?
Justice and Respectful Treatment Are External Goods
Interdependence and Interweaving
Positive and Negative
The Falsity of the Stoic Doctrine
WHAT IS LEFT?
Property Rights
Gratitude for Nurture
Need and Dependency
Thick Fellowship
Accountability
The Difficulty of Assigning the Duties
Notes
12 Stoic Emotion
THE NATURE OF EMOTION
Complexity: Affect, Sensation, Cognition, and Conation
Moods, Feelings, Emotions, and Passions
Contemporary Psychology and Stoic Theory
The Etiology of Affect: Nonreferential or Liminal States
THE GOOD OF EMOTION
Emotion as Natural
Emotion and Health
Emotion and a Good Life
Deliberation about Ends
VIRTUE AND TRANQUILLITY
LOVE, DETACHMENT, AND PURITY OF HEART
Pure Love
Detachment
Notes
Works Cited
Primary Sources
Secondary Sources
Name Index
Subject Index.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Zupko, Jack.
Other format:
Print version: Strange, Steven K. Stoicism
ISBN:
9780511211669
9780521827096
OCLC:
171139107