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Larissa Atkison

emotional life’ (p. 124). The corpse that Antigone loves, as it turns out, represents not a love of death but a ‘defiant love of the living’ (p. 123). The corpse is not reflective of an individual per se , but an access point for ‘rethinking individuality in new terms’ that reflects a ‘point of defiance

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Christopher Paone

intended to confuse those who make assumptions about the meanings of these concepts. His claim is also paradoxical to the Cynic way of life: The Cynic is a harsh critic of conventional civic life but is also truly a citizen of the world. The deliberate paradoxes motivate revaluing these concepts and, of

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‘Not Slavery, but Salvation’

Aristotle on Constitution and Government

Adriel M. Trott

who are engaged in judging and deliberating – the activity of organizing the world into what is good and bad, being concerned through logos with living well and not just living. 9 Aristotle speaks of a concern for happiness and deliberation as what constitutes political life in the Politics when

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Emily Austin

’s clear, careful, and engaging book focuses on the way that Plato, Aristotle, and the Hellenistic hedonists championed the pleasures of the life of reason over the lives of mindless animals and the profligate. Warren settles on a set of skills that mark humans off from other animals, at least by degree if

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David E. Hahm

discerns a ‘flirtation with hedonism’, not in the crude sense of a pursuit of pleasure as the goal of life ( telos ), but in a subtle exploration of the relation of pleasure to the pursuit of happiness ( eudaimonia ), with attention to its role as a concomitant that motivates virtuous action. Inwood sees

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Josh Vandiver

, Whitehead concludes that by the late fifth century in Athens ‘there developed a clear appreciation of the problems posed by traditional philotimia (or an excess of it) to community life and politics’. 5 I have no disagreement with this overall picture. However, the analysis of the Cyropaedia advanced

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Christopher James Wolfe

consisting of knowledge of oneself qua a human being in the present circumstances is defensible. The whole life is not what provides premises for practical reasoning, but only the particular stage that the prudent person is living at any one time. V The Unique Significance of MacIntyre

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A. W. Price

conception of eudaimonia that is embodied in his choices and actions. At least if he has a fixed character, there will be a pattern to his preferences that makes his life of a piece; and Aristotle may have this in mind when he equates eudaimonia not just with acting , but with living , well. He will

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Jan Maximilian Robitzsch

other social contract theories, prior to living in society, and that (3) the transition from the life in the original condition of humankind to the life in society is necessary given a deficit that is inherent to the life of the original condition. 1 Some contemporary commentators read the Epicurean

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Robert Wallace

-vis Thucydides’ own perspectives. For example, Balot (pp. 30-32) is not alone in making much of Perikles’ bold comment that the Athenians should become ‘lovers’, erastai , of Athens. Would Perikles have used this word, with its overt sexual meaning? He was much ridiculed for a hyperactive sex life, and erôs