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Katja Maria Vogt

, things other than pleasure can motivate the actions that are accompanied by pleasure and pain. Say, an agent may be motivated to read the news because she aims to know what is going on. This desire for knowledge and its role in a good life are the primary motivations to refer to in an analysis of her

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Sam McVane

enactment grant this. Yet the good life does involve certain sorts of pleasure. Sages—that is, wise people living a good life—still feel the sort of pleasure that naturally arises when, for example, we eat or drink. And, equally, just as we ‘fools’ ( phauloi or stulti ) take an active pleasure in what we

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Wolfgang-Rainer Mann and Vanessa de Harven

whether the same (thing) is both pleasure and (the) good, or is both pleasant and good. Contrast our view with the deflationary position of Denyer 2008, ad loc .: that Socrates is asking whether a person will count as having done well taking pleasure in living out a full human life, not whether pleasure

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Marcus Folch

, witnessing the fates of those who lived immorally— a harrowing vision that convinces Aridaeus to live a just and moderate life. Recent literature on DSNV has sought principally to appraise the dialogue’s argumentative merits and adjudicate among its philosophical, literary, rhetorical, and religious

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Wei Cheng

completes the activity not in the same way the state does by being present [in the activity], but as a sort of supervenient end, like maturity on the prime of life. EN 1174b24–26, b31–33 3 The account of pleasure in EN X seems to differ from that in EN VII in one substantial respect, inasmuch

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Brooke Holmes

interest in vegetal life as defined by the capacity to attract nutriment and, thus, to sustain life. In Galen, this self-nourishing form of life comes to define the human at the earliest stage of its development, even as the nature of plant life remains obscure. 1 Introduction It is a widespread

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Courtney Ann Roby

these especially never ceased to present problems for Plotinus, and his treatment is accordingly complex. Porphyry’s Life of Plotinus introduces him as a man who felt shame at being embodied, explains that he was so resistant to having the image of his body preserved after his death that his portrait

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Ralph M. Rosen

sick patients) was so often a high-stakes matter of life and death affecting virtually every human being at some point in their lives, people were eager, often desperate, to commodify a service they thought would bring relief or cure from suffering; and second, unlike with most other professions

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Christopher Siwicki

sail’. And this is indeed what happened. So we can see that he had a view not to that particular moment in time or to the rest of the short life-span he had left, but to this day and for all time, for so long as the tower which he built stands and his art endures. 25 Ὁρᾷς

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Rune Nyord

. Berlin : Akademie Verlag , 1996 , 13 – 21 . Schmitz , H. “The ‘New Phenomenology.’ ” In Phenomenology World-wide: Foundations—Expanding Dynamics—Life-Engagements. A Guide for Research and Study , ed. A.-T. Tymieniecka . Dordrecht : Kluwer , 2003 , 491 – 494 . Scott , M