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Political Philosophy in a Lucretian Mode

Catherine Wilson

in Lucretius and the Early Modern

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198713845
eISBN:
9780191807152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713845.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The chapter discusses the impact of the rediscovery of Epicurean political philosophy in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, focusing on Hobbes, Pufendorf, and Rousseau. By contrast with Stoic ... More


Courage, Equality, and Military Recognition in Democratic Athens

Ryan K. Balot

in Courage in the Democratic Polis: Ideology and Critique in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199982158
eISBN:
9780199355259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982158.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the relationship between courage and equality in democratic Athens, specifically by exploring the Athenians’ practices of military commemoration. Scholars have tended to ... More


Envy, Jealousy, and Related Emotions—Modern Theories

Ed Sanders

in Envy and Jealousy in Classical Athens: A Socio-Psychological Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199897728
eISBN:
9780199356973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199897728.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter surveys and synthesizes modern research on relevant emotions in philosophy, psychology, psychoanalysis, sociology, and anthropology. The scripts associated with envy (begrudging envy, ... More


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