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The Therapy of Desire: Theory and Practice in Hellenistic Ethics (Revised edition)

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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: the fear of death, love and sexuality, anger and aggression. Like medicine, philosophy to them was a rigorous science aimed both at understanding and at producing the flourishing of human life. In this engaging book, Martha Nussbaum examines texts of philosophers committed to a therapeutic paradigm--including Epicurus, Lucretius, Sextus ...

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0691141312

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9780691141312

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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

ISBN-13: 9780691000527

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

ISBN-13: 9780691033426

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