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Aristotle's practical side : on his psychology, ethics, politics and rhetoric

Aristotle's practical side : on his psychology, ethics, politics and rhetoric

Author: William W Fortenbaugh
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006.
Series: Philosophia antiqua, v. 101.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This volume focuses on Aristotle's practical philosophy. His analysis of emotional response takes pride of place. It is followed by discussion of his moral psychology: the division of the human soul into emotional and deliberative parts. Moral virtue is studied in relation to emotion, and animals are shown to lack both emotion and virtue. Different kinds of friendship are analyzed, and the effects of vehemence,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fortenbaugh, William W.
Aristotle's practical side.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006
(DLC) 2007270706
Named Person: Aristotle; Aristotle.; Aristotle.; Aristotle.; Aristote; Aristote.; Aristote.; Aristote; Aristotle.; Aristoteles.; Aristoteles.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William W Fortenbaugh
ISBN: 9789047409755 9047409752 128139937X 9781281399373
OCLC Number: 651685176
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 482 pages)
Contents: [Pt.] I. Psychology --
1. Aristotle's 'Rhetoric' on emotions --
2. A note on Aspasius, in 'EN' 44.20-21 --
3. On the antecedents of Aristotle's bipartite psychology --
4. The account of the soul in 'Nicomachean ethics' 1.13 --
5. Bipartition of the soul in 'Nicomachean ethics' 1.7 and 1.13 --
6. Aristotle and Theophrastus on the emotions --
[Pt.] II. Ethics --
7. Aristotle : emotion and moral virtue --
8. Aristotle and the questionable mean-dispositions --
9. Aristotle : animals, emotion and moral virtue --
10. Aristotle's distinction between moral virtue and practical wisdom --
11. Ta pros to telos and syllogistic vocabulary in Aristotle's 'Ethics' --
12. Aristotle's analysis of friendship : function, analogy, resemblance and focal meaning --
13. Menander's 'Perikeiromene' : misfortune, vehemence and polemon --
[Pt.] III. Politics --
14. Aristotle on slaves and women --
15. Aristotle's natural slave --
16. Aristotle on prior and posterior, correct and mistaken constitutions --
[Pt.] IV. Rhetoric --
17. Aristotle on persuasion through character --
18. Aristotle's accounts of persuasion through character --
19. Benevolentiam conciliare and animos permovere : some remarks on Cicero's 'De oratore' 2.178-216 --
20. Aristotle's platonic attitude toward delivery --
21. What was included in a peripatetic treatise 'Peri lexeōs'? --
22. Persuasion through character and the composition of Aristotle's 'Rhetoric' --
23. On the composition of Aristotle's 'Rhetoric' : arguing the issue, emotional appeal, persuasion through character, and characters tied to age and fortune --
24. Cicero as a reporter of Aristotelian and Theophrastean rhetorical doctrine.
Series Title: Philosophia antiqua, v. 101.
Responsibility: by William W. Fortenbaugh.


Aristotle's analysis of emotion and his moral psychology are discussed, as are the relation of virtue to emotion, the status of animals, human friendship and the subordinate role of slaves and women.  Read more...


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