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The Morality of Happiness$
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Julia Annas

Print publication date: 1995

Print ISBN-13: 9780195096521

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0195096525.001.0001

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Finding Room for Other‐Concern

Finding Room for Other‐Concern

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The Morality of Happiness

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The Cyrenaics are hedonists who have difficulty finding a stable place in their theory either for one's life as a whole or for other‐concern. Epicurus tries to avoid their problems by his theories of friendship and of justice, with incomplete success. The Sceptics face problems in trying to claim that the Sceptic will be benevolent to others despite achieving tranquility as his final end.

Keywords:   Cyrenaics, Epicurus, Hedonism, Sceptics, tranquility

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