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Passions and Moral Progress in Greco-Roman Thought
Fitzgerald, John†T., editor

London: Routledge, 2008 pp. xxiii + 392. $120.00

Series Information
Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies


Description: This book contains a collection of 13 essays from leading scholars on the relationship between passionate emotions and moral advancement in Greek and Roman thought. Recognising that emotions played a key role in whether individuals lived happily, ancient philosophers extensively discussed the nature of the passions.

Subjects: Greco-Roman Literature, Literature

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Review by Wayne A. Meeks
Published 7/5/2009
Citation: Wayne A. Meeks, review of John†T. Fitzgerald, ed., Passions and Moral Progress in Greco-Roman Thought, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2009).


Review by Douglas A. Hume
Published 6/22/2012
Citation: Douglas A. Hume, review of John†T. Fitzgerald, ed., Passions and Moral Progress in Greco-Roman Thought, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2012).


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