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Ancient Models of Mind : Studies in Human and Divine Rationality - Andrea Nightingale

Ancient Models of Mind

Studies in Human and Divine Rationality

By: Andrea Nightingale (Editor), David Sedley (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st January 2011
ISBN: 9780521113557
Number Of Pages: 250

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This volume encompasses a series of studies by leading scholars, revisiting key moments of ancient philosophy and highlighting the theme of human and divine rationality in both moral and cognitive psychology, It is a tribute to Professor A.A. Long, and reflects multiple themes of his own work

Andrea Nightingale is Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature at Stanford University. She has won a Guggenheim Fellowship, an ACLS Fellowship, and a fellowship at the Stanford Humanities Center. She has been a Stanford Fellow (2004-6) and is presently serving as a Harvard Senior Fellow of the Hellenic Center (2009-13).

David Sedley is Laurence Professor of Ancient Philosophy at the University of Cambridge, where he is also a Fellow of Christ's College. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, and a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

"....nice collection.... recommendable without any doubt.... some papers would be useful for students and beginners because of their general presentations. Others are of interest for specialists and researchers...." --Robert Zaborowski, Ph.D., University of Warmia and Mazury & Polish Academy of Sciences, Metapsychology Online Reviews

List of contributorsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
Plato on aporia and self-knowledgep. 8
Cross-examining happiness: reason and community in Plato's Socratic dialoguesp. 27
Inspiration, recollection, and mimesis in Plato's Phaedrusp. 45
Plato's Theaetetus as an ethical dialoguep. 64
Contemplating divine mindp. 75
Aristotle and the history of skepticismp. 97
Stoic selection: objects, actions, and agentsp. 110
Beauty and its relation to goodness in Stoicismp. 130
How dialectical was Stoic dialectic?p. 153
Socrates speaks in Seneca, De vita beata 24-28p. 180
Seneca's Platonism: the soul and its divine originp. 196
The status of the individual in Plotinusp. 216
A.A. Long: publications 1963-2009p. 225
Bibliographyp. 237
Indexp. 248
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ISBN: 9780521113557
ISBN-10: 0521113555
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 250
Published: 1st January 2011
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.49  x 2.29
Weight (kg): 0.56