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Cicero on the EmotionsTusculan Disputations 3 and 4

Cicero on the Emotions: Tusculan Disputations 3 and 4

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226305776
eISBN:
9780226305196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305196.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The third and fourth books of Cicero's Tusculan Disputations deal with the nature and management of human emotion: first grief, then the emotions in general. In lively and accessible style, Cicero ... More

Contemporary Athletics & Ancient Greek Ideals

Contemporary Athletics & Ancient Greek Ideals

Daniel A. Dombrowski

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226155463
eISBN:
9780226155494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226155494.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Despite their influence in our culture, sports inspire dramatically less philosophical consideration than such ostensibly weightier topics as religion, politics, or science. Arguing that athletic ... More

A History of Trust in Ancient Greece

A History of Trust in Ancient Greece

Steven Johnstone

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226405094
eISBN:
9780226405117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226405117.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

An enormous amount of literature exists on Greek law, economics, and political philosophy. Yet no one has written a history of trust, one of the most fundamental aspects of social and economic ... More

How Philosophers Saved MythsAllegorical Interpretation and Classical Mythology

How Philosophers Saved Myths: Allegorical Interpretation and Classical Mythology

Luc Brisson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226075358
eISBN:
9780226075389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226075389.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This study explains how the myths of Greece and Rome were transmitted from antiquity to the Renaissance. The book argues that philosophy was ironically responsible for saving myth from historical ... More

Marcus Aurelius in Love

Marcus Aurelius in Love

Marcus Aurelius and Marcus Cornelius Fronto

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226713007
eISBN:
9780226713021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226713021.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

In 1815 a manuscript containing one of the long-lost treasures of antiquity was discovered—the letters of Marcus Cornelius Fronto, reputed to have been one of the greatest Roman orators. But this ... More

Rhetoric in Tooth and ClawAnimals, Language, Sensation

Rhetoric in Tooth and Claw: Animals, Language, Sensation

Debra Hawhee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226398174
eISBN:
9780226398204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226398204.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

For centuries, since its inception in fact, rhetoric has been conceived of as an exclusively human art. Only humans, after all, could artfully use language, the very definition of rhetoric. And yet ... More

VarietyThe Life of a Roman Concept

Variety: The Life of a Roman Concept

William Fitzgerald

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226299495
eISBN:
9780226299525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226299525.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This book investigates the concept, value and poetics of variety, with a particular focus on the Roman concept of varietas and on Latin literature. It divides into two parts, the first belonging to ... More

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