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Aspasius The Earliest Extant Commentary on Aristotle's Ethics

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ISBN-10: 3110160811

ISBN-13: 9783110160819

Edition: 1999

Authors: Antonina Alberti, Robert W. Sharples

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This book comprises essays on the nature of Aspasius commentary, his interpretation of Aristotle, and his own place in the history of thought. The contributions are in English or Italian. Aspasius commentary on the Nicomachean Ethics is the earliest ancient commentary on Aristotle of which extensive parts survive in their original form. It is important both for the history of commentary as a genre and for the history of philosophical thought in the first two centuries A.D.; it is also still valuable as what its author intended it to be, an aid in interpreting the Ethics. All three aspects are explored by the essays. The book is not formally a commentary on Aspasius commentary; but between…    
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Book details

List price: $238.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH
Publication date: 1/8/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 208
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

R. W. Sharples is Lecturer in Greek and Latin, University College London, UK.

List of Contributors
An Introduction to Aspasius
Aspasian Lemmatology
Aspasius on Eudaimonia
Aspasius on Emotion
Il volontario e la scelta in Aspasio
Aspasius on Perfect and Imperfect Virtues
Aspasius on Akrasia
Amicizia e [[focal meaning]]
Bibliography on Aspasius
Index of passages cited
General index