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A commentary on Plutarch's De latenter vivendo, Geert Roskam

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A commentary on Plutarch's De latenter vivendo
Title
A commentary on Plutarch's De latenter vivendo
Statement of responsibility
Geert Roskam
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • grc
  • eng
Summary
Plutarch''s De latenter vivendo is the only extant work from Antiquity in which Epicurus'' famous ideal of an ''unnoticed life'' (lathe biosas) is thematised as such. Moreover, the short rhetorical work provides a lot of interesting information about Plutarch''s polemical strategies and about his own philosophical convictions in the domains of ethics, politics, metaphysics, and eschatology. In this book, Plutarch''s anti-Epicurean polemic is understood against the background of the previous philosophical tradition. An examination of Epicurus'' own position is followed by a discussion of Plutarc
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Cataloging source
OCLCE
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Roskam, Geert
Dewey number
880
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English and Greek
LC call number
PA4368.D49
LC item number
R67 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Plutarch
  • Epicurus
  • Ethics, Ancient
  • Epicurus
  • Plutarchus
  • Plutarque
  • Plutarchus
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY COLLECTIONS
  • Ethics, Ancient
Label
A commentary on Plutarch's De latenter vivendo, Geert Roskam
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-245) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3.1. Introduction: the work and its author3.2. Inconsistency between Epicurus' words and deeds; 3.3. The ethical arguments; 3.4. Epicurus' egoistic hedonism versus Plutarch's social commitment; 3.5. Man as a social being; 3.6. T he ontological foundations: the connection between being and beingknown; 3.7. An eschatological perspective; 3.8. Conclusion; 3.8.1. Plutarch as a polemicist: eristic strategies and anti-Epicurean polemicin De latenter vivendo; 3.8.2. Plutarch's own position as presented in De latenter vivendo
  • 3.8.3. Plutarch's philosophical position in De latenter vivendo: a schematicsurvey3.9. Schematic structure of De latenter vivendo; Commentary; Chapter 1 (1128A-C):inconsistency between Epicurus' words and deeds; 1128A; 1128B; 1128BC; 1128C; Chapters 2-3 (1128C-1129A): The ethical arguments; 1128D; 1128E; 1128F; 1129A; Chapter 4 (1129A-D): Epicurus' egoistic hedonismversus Plutarch's social commitment; 1129B; 1129BC; 1129C; 1129CD; 1129D; Chapter 5 (1129DE): Man as a social being; 1129E; Chapter 6 (1129E-1130C): The ontological foundations:the connection between being and being known; 1129F
  • 1130A1130AB; 1130B; 1130BC; Chapter 7 (1130C-E): An eschatological perspective; 1130CD; 1130D; 1130E; Bibliography; INDICES; Index locorum
Control code
652153790
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (279 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789461660190
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt8xmrv9
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)652153790
Label
A commentary on Plutarch's De latenter vivendo, Geert Roskam
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-245) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3.1. Introduction: the work and its author3.2. Inconsistency between Epicurus' words and deeds; 3.3. The ethical arguments; 3.4. Epicurus' egoistic hedonism versus Plutarch's social commitment; 3.5. Man as a social being; 3.6. T he ontological foundations: the connection between being and beingknown; 3.7. An eschatological perspective; 3.8. Conclusion; 3.8.1. Plutarch as a polemicist: eristic strategies and anti-Epicurean polemicin De latenter vivendo; 3.8.2. Plutarch's own position as presented in De latenter vivendo
  • 3.8.3. Plutarch's philosophical position in De latenter vivendo: a schematicsurvey3.9. Schematic structure of De latenter vivendo; Commentary; Chapter 1 (1128A-C):inconsistency between Epicurus' words and deeds; 1128A; 1128B; 1128BC; 1128C; Chapters 2-3 (1128C-1129A): The ethical arguments; 1128D; 1128E; 1128F; 1129A; Chapter 4 (1129A-D): Epicurus' egoistic hedonismversus Plutarch's social commitment; 1129B; 1129BC; 1129C; 1129CD; 1129D; Chapter 5 (1129DE): Man as a social being; 1129E; Chapter 6 (1129E-1130C): The ontological foundations:the connection between being and being known; 1129F
  • 1130A1130AB; 1130B; 1130BC; Chapter 7 (1130C-E): An eschatological perspective; 1130CD; 1130D; 1130E; Bibliography; INDICES; Index locorum
Control code
652153790
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (279 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789461660190
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt8xmrv9
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)652153790

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