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Virtue, Happiness, Knowledge: Themes from the Work of Gail Fine and Terence Irwin

David O. Brink, Susan Sauvé Meyer, and Christopher Shields

Abstract

Fifteen leading philosophers explore a set of themes from the pioneering work of Gail Fine and Terence Irwin, in ancient philosophy but also in later periods and in systematic philosophy. The contributors discuss knowledge, rhetoric, freedom and practical reason, virtue and the good life, ethics and politics in Plato and Aristotle and beyond. The editors offer an introduction charting the scholarly contributions of Fine and Irwin and assessing their individual and joint impact, together with a complete bibliography of their writings. This volume is a token of our immense gratitude to Gail Fine ... More

Keywords: ancient philosophy, ethics, virtue, knowledge, the good life, freedom, free will, practical reason, Plato, Aristotle

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198817277
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198817277.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David O. Brink, editor
Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, University of California, San Diego

Susan Sauvé Meyer, editor
Professor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania

Christopher Shields, editor
Shuster Professor of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame