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The Resource Aristotle and Menander on the ethics of understanding, by Valeria Cinaglia

Aristotle and Menander on the ethics of understanding, by Valeria Cinaglia

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Aristotle and Menander on the ethics of understanding
Title
Aristotle and Menander on the ethics of understanding
Statement of responsibility
by Valeria Cinaglia
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In Aristotle and Menander on the Ethics of Understanding , Valeria Cinaglia offers a parallel study of Menander's New Comedy and Aristotle's philosophy and she explores the depth and implications of their analogies in subjects ranging from epistemology and psychology to ethics
Member of
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Cinaglia, Valeria
Dewey number
185
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Philosophia antiqua: a series of studies on ancient philosophy,
Series volume
VOLUME 138
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  • Aristotle
  • Menander
  • Ethics
Label
Aristotle and Menander on the ethics of understanding, by Valeria Cinaglia
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Preface; Acknowledgments; Notes on Conventions; Introduction; 1. Setting the Scene: Aristotle and Menander; 2. Menander and Theophrastus on Character(s)?; 3. The Structure of the Book and the Method of Enquiry; Chapter 1. Setting the Broader Background; 1. Understanding, Ethics and Ancient Philosophy; 2. Understanding, Ethics and Aesthetic Pleasure; Chapter 2. Degrees of Understanding: Menander and Aristotle on How We Understand; 1. Epitrepontes: Recognition and Understanding; 2. Notes on Recognition in Euripides' Electra; 3. Aristotle: Grasping the Sense
  • 3.1. Understanding and Missing Understanding3.2. Grasping and Missing the Grasp; 4. Conclusions; Chapter 3. The Misleading Power of Perceptions and Emotions; 1. "Is This Plausible?" (Men. Sam. 216); 1.1. Demeas; 1.2. Moschion; 2. Aristotle on the Vulnerability of Correct (Ethical) Reasoning; 2.1. Thinking about One's Own Perceptions; 2.2. Acting on the Basis of One's Own Perceptions; 3. Conclusions; Chapter 4. Chance, Ignorance and Human Agency; 1. A Play of Chance / A Chance to Play; 1.1. Perikeiromene; 1.1.1. The Prologue of Agnoia; 1.1.2. Polemon and Moschion; 1.2. Aspis
  • 1.2.1. The Prologue of Tychē1.2.2. Smikrines and Daos; 1.3. Divine Prologue Speakers and Related Matters; 2. Aristotle on Chance, Ignorance and Rational Agents; 2.1. Prologues and Likelihood; 2.2. Aristotle, Tychē and Agnoia; 2.2.1. Chance and Mere Chance; 2.2.2. Voluntary, Non-Voluntary, Involuntary Actions; 3. Conclusions; Chapter 5. Character, Ethics and Human Relationships: Aristotle and Menander on How We Learn to Be Good and How We Become Bad; 1. Dyscolos: The Young Man and the Old Man; 1.2. Other Examples of Young Men and Old Men; 2. Aristotle on the Individual and His Community
  • 2.1. Listening and Watching Friends2.2. Talking and Living with Friends; 3. Conclusions; Conclusions; Bibliography; General Index; Index of Ancient Sources
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ocn895257430
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1 online resource
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online
Isbn
9789004282827
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)895257430
Label
Aristotle and Menander on the ethics of understanding, by Valeria Cinaglia
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Preface; Acknowledgments; Notes on Conventions; Introduction; 1. Setting the Scene: Aristotle and Menander; 2. Menander and Theophrastus on Character(s)?; 3. The Structure of the Book and the Method of Enquiry; Chapter 1. Setting the Broader Background; 1. Understanding, Ethics and Ancient Philosophy; 2. Understanding, Ethics and Aesthetic Pleasure; Chapter 2. Degrees of Understanding: Menander and Aristotle on How We Understand; 1. Epitrepontes: Recognition and Understanding; 2. Notes on Recognition in Euripides' Electra; 3. Aristotle: Grasping the Sense
  • 3.1. Understanding and Missing Understanding3.2. Grasping and Missing the Grasp; 4. Conclusions; Chapter 3. The Misleading Power of Perceptions and Emotions; 1. "Is This Plausible?" (Men. Sam. 216); 1.1. Demeas; 1.2. Moschion; 2. Aristotle on the Vulnerability of Correct (Ethical) Reasoning; 2.1. Thinking about One's Own Perceptions; 2.2. Acting on the Basis of One's Own Perceptions; 3. Conclusions; Chapter 4. Chance, Ignorance and Human Agency; 1. A Play of Chance / A Chance to Play; 1.1. Perikeiromene; 1.1.1. The Prologue of Agnoia; 1.1.2. Polemon and Moschion; 1.2. Aspis
  • 1.2.1. The Prologue of Tychē1.2.2. Smikrines and Daos; 1.3. Divine Prologue Speakers and Related Matters; 2. Aristotle on Chance, Ignorance and Rational Agents; 2.1. Prologues and Likelihood; 2.2. Aristotle, Tychē and Agnoia; 2.2.1. Chance and Mere Chance; 2.2.2. Voluntary, Non-Voluntary, Involuntary Actions; 3. Conclusions; Chapter 5. Character, Ethics and Human Relationships: Aristotle and Menander on How We Learn to Be Good and How We Become Bad; 1. Dyscolos: The Young Man and the Old Man; 1.2. Other Examples of Young Men and Old Men; 2. Aristotle on the Individual and His Community
  • 2.1. Listening and Watching Friends2.2. Talking and Living with Friends; 3. Conclusions; Conclusions; Bibliography; General Index; Index of Ancient Sources
Control code
ocn895257430
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004282827
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)895257430

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