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The Therapy of Desire: Theory and Practice in Hellenistic Ethics
by by Martha C Nussbaum
Binding: Paperback, Third Edition edition, 600 pages
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Weight: 180
Dimension: H: 0.75 x L: 9.2 x W: 0.5 inches
ISBN:9780691141312

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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 Empiricus, Chrysippus, and Seneca and recovers a valuable source for our moral and political thought today. This edition features a new introduction by Nussbaum, in which she revisits the themes of this now classic work.


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