Download PDF by William J. Prior: Virtue and Knowledge: An Introduction to Ancient Greek

By William J. Prior

Originally released in 1991, this e-book makes a speciality of the concept that of advantage, and specifically at the advantage of knowledge or wisdom, because it is located within the epic poems of Homer, a few tragedies of Sophocles, chosen writings of Plato, Aristotle, and the Stoic and Epicurean philosophers.


The key questions mentioned are the character of the virtues, their relation to one another, and the relation among the virtues and happiness or future health. This booklet offers the historical past and interpretative framework to make classical works on Ethics, reminiscent of Plato’s Republic and Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics, available to readers without education within the classics.

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