Kalimtzis, K. 2012. Taming Anger. The Hellenic Approach to the Limitations of Reason. London, Bristol Classical Press. ix, 187 pp. Pr. £65.00 (hb). ISBN 9780715640791.

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Kalimtzis, K. 2012. Taming Anger. The Hellenic Approach to the Limitations of Reason. London, Bristol Classical Press. ix, 187 pp. Pr. £65.00 (hb). ISBN 9780715640791.

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Cairns D.L. 2003. Ethics Ethology Terminology: Iliadic Anger and the Cross-Cultural Study of Emotion in: Braund S. Most G.W. (eds.) Ancient Anger. Perspectives from Homer to Galen (Cambridge) 11-49 at 12. Evidently this book should have been at the centre of Kalimtzis’ argument.

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Perhaps inspired by both Harris W.V. 2001. Restraining Rage. The Ideology of Anger Control in Classical Antiquity (Cambridge MA) and Yunis H. 1996. Taming Democracy: Models of Political Rhetoric in Classical Athens (Cornell University Press). Kalimtzis completely ignores Yunis’ book.

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See for example Bremmer J.N. 1987. The Early Greek Concept of the Soul (Princeton) Padel R. 1992. In and Out of the Mind: Greek Images of the Tragic Self (Princeton) and Koziak B. 1999. Homeric Thumos: The Early History of Gender Emotion and Politics The Journal of Politics 61 1068-91.

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Jong I.J.F. de. 2009. Between Word and Deed: Hidden Thoughts in the Odyssey in: Doherty L.F. (ed.) Oxford Readings in Classical Studies. Homer’s Odyssey (Oxford) 62-90.

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See Gill C. 1985. Plato and the Education of Character Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 67 1-26 and Kamtekar R. 1998. Imperfect Virtue Ancient Philosophy 18 315-39.

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Bartlett R.C. 2008. Plato’s Critique of Hedonism in the Philebus American Political Science Review 102 no. 1 141-51.

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Harris 2001350-1.

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Harris 2001126-7.

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