Classical Philosophy: Plato's ethics

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Terence Irwin
Taylor & Francis, 1995 - Philosophy - 415 pages
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Contents

The Argument with Thrasymachus
21
Glaucons Challenge
48
Platos Utilitarianism
61
The Classification of Goods in Platos Republic
67
Platos Theory of Human Motivation
97
Platos Division of the Soul
117
Parts of the Soul and Weakness
143
Plato and Common Morality
183
The Rulers Choice
234
Egoism Love and Political Office in Plato
260
The Good of Others in Platos Republic
275
The Theory of Social Justice in the Polis in Platos Republic
293
Was Plato a Feminist?
333
Platos Theory of Human Good in the Philebus
346
The Timaeus and the Laws
363
The Socratic Paradoxes in Platos Laws
383

Reason and Justice in Platos Republic
199
The Psychology of Justice in Plato
217
Some Implications of a Passage in Platos Republic
225
Plato on the Causes of Wrongdoing in the Laws
397
Acknowledgments
413
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About the author (1995)

Terence Irwin is Professor of Philosophy at Cornell University and author of several books on ancient philosophy, including Classical Thought (Oxford, 1988), Aristotle's First Principles (Oxford, 1988), and Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics (1985).

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