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How Should One Live?Essays on the Virtues$
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Roger Crisp

Print publication date: 1998

Print ISBN-13: 9780198752349

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0198752342.001.0001

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The Virtues: Theory and Common Sense in Greek Philosophy

The Virtues: Theory and Common Sense in Greek Philosophy

(p.37) 3 The Virtues: Theory and Common Sense in Greek Philosophy
How Should One Live?

T. H. Irwin (Contributor Webpage)

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Begins by setting out several common‐sense claims about the virtues—e.g. that they are separable or not good for the agent. Then proceeds to show how the main tendency of Greek ethics was to reject many of them. Focuses primarily on Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, and the Stoics.

Keywords:   Aristotle, common sense, Plato, Socrates, Stoics, virtue, virtue ethics

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