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Reason and Emotion:
Essays on Ancient Moral Psychology and Ethical Theory
John M. Cooper

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface
Acknowledgments
Editorial Note
Pt. ISocrates and Plato
Ch. 1Notes on Xenophon's Socrates3
Ch. 2Socrates and Plato in Plato's Gorgias29
Ch. 3The Unity of Virtue76
Ch. 4Plato's Theory of Human Motivation118
Ch. 5The Psychology of Justice in Plato138
Ch. 6Plato's Theory of Human Good in the Philebus151
Ch. 7Plato's Statesman and Politics165
AppendixExpertises Subordinate to Statesmanship190
Pt. IIAristotle
Ch. 8The Magna Moralia and Aristotle's Moral Philosophy195
Ch. 9Contemplation and Happiness: A Reconsideration212
Ch. 10Some Remarks on Aristotle's Moral Psychology237
Appendix251
Ch. 11Reason, Moral Virtue, and Moral Value253
Ch. 12Aristotle on the Authority of "Appearances"281
Ch. 13Aristotle on the Goods of Fortune292
Postscript309
Ch. 14Aristotle on the Forms of Friendship312
Ch. 15Friendship and the Good in Aristotle336
Ch. 16Political Animals and Civic Friendship356
Ch. 17Justice and Rights in Aristotle's Politics378
Ch. 18Ethical-Political Theory in Aristotle's Rhetoric390
Ch. 19An Aristotelian Theory of the Emotions406
Pt. IIIHellenistic Philosophy
Ch. 20Eudaimonism, the Appeal to Nature, and "Moral Duty" in Stoicism427
Ch. 21Posidonius on Emotions449
Ch. 22Pleasure and Desire in Epicurus485
Ch. 23Greek Philosophers on Euthanasia and Suicide515
Bibliography of Works Cited543
Index of Passages553
General Index575

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