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Plato's Stepping Stones: Degrees of Moral Virtue

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Develops an interpretation of the puzzling claim that virtue is knowledge, while also providing a reading of the dialogues as a wh... Lire la suite
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Develops an interpretation of the puzzling claim that virtue is knowledge, while also providing a reading of the dialogues as a whole which harmonizes the apparently diverse statements of their various characters. This work examines dialogues from Plato's early and middle periods, emphasizing the role knowledge plays in each.

Auteur

Michael Cormack received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Kansas. He is currently Research Assistant at The Paleontological Institute, University of Kansas, USA.

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Examines the dialogues from Plato's early and middle periods and illustrates the similarities and differences between Plato's concept of craft knowledge and moral knowledge >



Contenu

Introduction; Chapter 1: Interpreting the Dialogues; Chapter 2: The Craft Analogy in the Early Dialogues; Chapter 3: Potential Difficulties with the Craft Analogy; Chapter 4: Virtue and its Acquisition; Chapter 5: Degrees of Virtue in the Middle Dialogues; Chapter 6: The Role of Knowledge in Virtue; Conclusion: Plato's Continuing Significance; Bibliography; Index.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Plato's Stepping Stones: Degrees of Moral Virtue
Sous-titre: Degrees of Moral Virtue
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Code EAN: 9780826488084
ISBN: 978-0-8264-8808-4
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Bloomsbury Academic
Genre: Philosophie
nombre de pages: 192
Poids: 399g
Taille: H234mm x B156mm x T11mm
Année: 2006