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Sophistication

David Pugmire

in Sound Sentiments: Integrity in the Emotions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199276899
eISBN:
9780191602689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276897.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Sophistication can be a virtue. Cynics lay claim to it; it allows one to settle for and negotiate the reality of mixed emotions; moreover, the refusal to stereotype or simplify things in the attempt ... More


Modern Philosophical and Moral Writing

Robert Cummings

in The Oxford History of Literary Translation in English: Volume 2 1550-1660

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199246212
eISBN:
9780191803376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199246212.003.0031
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter surveys translations in the 1550–1660 period of modern philosophical and moral writing. It considers literature on manners, which educates its readers into honest or profitable courses, ... More


The Expressivist Nietzsche

Robert B. Pippin

in Interanimations: Receiving Modern German Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226259659
eISBN:
9780226259796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226259796.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

I attempt here to clarify the understanding of human agency that I attribute to Nietzsche in my book, Nietzsche, Psychology, First Philosophy. A central issue concerns what Nietzsche means in ... More


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