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Atticus

George E. Karamanolis

in Plato and Aristotle in Agreement?: Platonists on Aristotle from Antiochus to Porphyry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199264568
eISBN:
9780191603990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199264562.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter contends that Atticus wrote with the aim of castigating the widespread use of Aristotle’s work by Platonists and Peripatetics, who tended to use Aristotle as a guide to Plato’s ... More


Later Platonist and Peripatetic Contributions

Michael Frede

in A Free Will: Origins of the Notion in Ancient Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268487
eISBN:
9780520948372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268487.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter presents the text of Michael Frede's speech concerning the contributions of later Platonists and Peripatetics to the notion of will. It explains that while the later Platonists and ... More


Platonist and Peripatetic Criticisms and Responses

Michael Frede

in A Free Will: Origins of the Notion in Ancient Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268487
eISBN:
9780520948372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268487.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter presents the text of Michael Frede's speech on Platonist and Peripatetic criticism on the Stoic notion of a free will. It explains that while Platonists and Peripatetics were prepared to ... More


Cicero on the Emotions: Tusculan Disputations 3 and 4

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226305776
eISBN:
9780226305196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305196.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The third and fourth books of Cicero's Tusculan Disputations deal with the nature and management of human emotion: first grief, then the emotions in general. In lively and accessible style, Cicero ... More


On Aristotle’s World

Taneli Kukkonen

in Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 46

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198712923
eISBN:
9780191809767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712923.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter argues that the concept of kosmos as it was understood in Greek philosophy from Plato onwards ill fits Aristotle’s principal philosophical commitments. Accordingly, it occupies only a ... More


Hippasus of Metapontum and Mathematical Pythagoreanism

Phillip Sidney Horky

in Plato and Pythagoreanism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199898220
eISBN:
9780199345519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898220.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the various ways the Peripatetics and the Academics treated the philosophy of Hippasus of Metapontum. It suggests that some figures in the Early Academy appear not only to have ... More


On Grief

in Cicero on the Emotions: Tusculan Disputations 3 and 4

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226305776
eISBN:
9780226305196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305196.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter explains Cicero's treatment of the problems that come from solutions proposed in the writings of the early Stoics Cleanthes and Chrysippus. Stoics not only denied that the wise person ... More


The Account of the Voluntariness of Virtue in the Anonymous Peripatetic Commentary on Nicomachean Ethics 2–5

Erik Eliasson

in Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 44

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199677887
eISBN:
9780191761157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677887.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This paper establishes that the anonymous peripatetic commentary on Nicomachean Ethics books II-V presents an account of the voluntariness of virtue that responds to problems not sufficiently dealt ... More


Degrees of Good

Joseph Clair

in Discerning the Good in the Letters and Sermons of Augustine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757764
eISBN:
9780191817670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757764.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines Augustine’s classification of goods and demonstrates how he arranges them in a hierarchical order. It also demonstrates how this hierarchy relates to the ancient philosophical ... More


Interlude: Augustinian Oikeiōsis

Joseph Clair

in Discerning the Good in the Letters and Sermons of Augustine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757764
eISBN:
9780191817670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757764.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

The letters and sermons reveal that Augustine’s understanding of the goods constitutive of social and political life is deeply indebted to the Stoic and Peripatetic doctrine of oikeiōsis, or “social ... More


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