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Constant Romans

Miles Geoffrey

in Shakespeare and the Constant Romans

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117711
eISBN:
9780191671050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117711.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Critical attention to constancy in the Roman plays is part of a general interest over the last three decades in Shakespeare and the classical world. One sign of this interest is the tendency to read ... More


Philosophic Pride: Stoicism and Political Thought from Lipsius to Rousseau

Christopher Brooke

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152080
eISBN:
9781400842414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152080.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This is the first full-scale look at the essential place of Stoicism in the foundations of modern political thought. Spanning the period from Justus Lipsius's Politics in 1589 to Jean-Jacques ... More


The Scope of Virtue

Julia Annas

in Intelligent Virtue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199228782
eISBN:
9780191725524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228782.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

We always learn to be virtuous in a socially embedded context; does this imply that virtue will always be conservative, limited to the social context it was learnt in? The chapter argues that this ... More


From the Cradle to the Cave: A Comedy of Ethics from Plato to Christian Asceticism (via Rembrandt)

Anthony Cordingley

in Samuel Beckett's How It Is: Philosophy in Translation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474440608
eISBN:
9781474453868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440608.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The metaphysical themes explored in previous chapters are amplified when Beckett is shown to engage explicitly with the ethics of Plato and Aristotle, as well as Greek and Roman Stoics. This chapter ... More


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