Greek Ethical Thought from Homer to the Stoics

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INDEX OF AUTHORS, WORKS, AND CHIEF ETHICAL SUBJECTS
AESCHYLUS, Agamemnon, 20 sq.; Choephori, 23 sq.; Eumenides, 24-25
Affection, home, 1 sq.
Agamemnon, 20 sq.
Anaximander, 33
Antigone of Sophocles, 27-28
Aristotle, Ethics, 142-89
Athenian Dead at Plataea (epitaph), 17
Athens, practical ideal of, 39
Avenging spirit may pause, 23
Bacchae of Euripides, 32
Bacchylides, 18-19
Beautiful environment for the young, 96
Beauty, vision of real, 105
Beauty, ideal, as eternal, 90 sq.
Body, tomb of the soul, 35; honours belonging to, 135
Bridle of Theages, feebleness of body, 108
Cause or Reason and Matter, 200
Causes, primary and contributory, 202
Cave-dwellers, the, 111 sq.
Choephori of Aeschylus, 23-24
Chrysippus, 199 sq.
Citizenship of universe, 211 sq., 217 sq.
City in Heaven, 208
Civilisation, advance of, 127 sq.
Cleanthes, 199 sq., 215
Cleverness as the faculty which hits on the means, 181
Considerateness of the man of equity, 180-81
Contentment as the End, 36, 196
Corruptio optimi pessima, 106
Courage: Plato, 99-100; Aristotle, 156-58
Crito, Plato's, 52 sq.
Death, infinite fates of, 5; to die nobly the greatest part of virtue. 17; most terrible, 156; nothing to us, 191, 196; nothing dreadful, 210
Democritus, 36 sq.
Departure of the soul to the world beyond, 66-67
Destiny, 32, 215; God and Mind, 199, 201
Diotima on Eternal Beauty, 90 sq.
Discourses of Epictetus, 211 sq.
Divine life for man, 149-50
Divine Mind. 125
Dreaming and waking life, 104 sq.
Education, 97, 136, 215
End, harmony with nature, 203; happiness, 204. See also Final End
Energy of the soul as the human good, 146
Epictetus, 209 sq.
Epicurus, 190 sq.
Epistle to Menoecius (Epicurus), 190 sq.
Epitaphs of Simonides, 17
Equal man just, 175
Equitableness. 181
Equity as a finer form of justice, 177-78
Erinyes, punish unrighteousness, 21; (Furies) become beneficent, 24
Ethics and Politics, 143
Eumenides of Aeschylus (kindly deities), 24
Euripides, Iphigenia in Tauris, 29-31; Hippolytus, 31-32; Bacchae. 32
Evil, will never cease, 122; infinite in nature, 155; necessary to good, 203; has no existence, 203
Extravagance, 159

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Introduction vii
  • Contents xxxix
  • Greek Ethical Thought 1
  • Theognis - 565-490 B.C. 15
  • Simonides - 556-467 B.C. 17
  • Bacchylides - Probably 507-428 B.C. 18
  • Aeschylus - 525-456 B.C. 20
  • Sophocles - 495-406 B.C. 26
  • Euripides - 480-406 B.C. 29
  • Anaximander of Miletus 33
  • Philolaus - Fifth Century B.C. 33
  • Democritus of Abdera 36
  • Thucydides - 460-400 B.C. 39
  • Xenophon's "Memorabilia" 46
  • Plato - 427-347 B.C. 52
  • Aristotle - 384-322 B.C. 142
  • Epicurus - 342-270 B.C. 190
  • The Stoics - The First Heads of the Stoa 199
  • Epictetus - About A.D. 50 to A.D. 130 209
  • The Thoughts Of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus - Born A.D. 121. Emperor A.D. 161. Died A.D. 180 216
  • Index of Authors, Works, And Chief Ethical Subjects 223
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