Passions and Moral Progress in Greco-Roman Thought
Fitzgerald, John†T., editor
London: Routledge, 2008 pp. xxiii + 392. $120.00
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
Review by Wayne A. Meeks
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
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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