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The Therapy of Desire: Theory and Practice in Hellenistic Ethics

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The Epicureans, Skeptics, and Stoics practiced philosophy not as a detached intellectual discipline but as a worldly art of grappling with issues of daily and urgent human significance. In this classic work, Martha Nussbaum maintains that these Hellenistic schools have been unjustly neglected in recent philosophic accounts of what the classical tradition has to offer. By examining texts of philosophers such as Epicurus, Lucretius, and Seneca, she recovers a valuable source for current moral and political thought and ...

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The Therapy of Desire: Theory and Practice in Hellenistic Ethics
2018, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691181028

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The Therapy of Desire: Theory and Practice in Hellenistic Ethics
2009, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691141312

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The Therapy of Desire: Theory and Practice in Hellenistic Ethics
1996, Princeton University Press, Princeton

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The Therapy of Desire: Theory and Practice in Hellenistic Ethics
1994, Princeton University Press, Princeton

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