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On Antiochus’ Moral Psychology

Ákos Brunner
From the journal Rhizomata

Abstract

The paper seeks to show that there is more to Antiochus’ moral psychology than has been appreciated in previous studies. Section I) deals with the apparent evidence on Antiochus’ psychological dualism in Cicero’s Academic Books (I.38–9), arguing that this report of Old Academic doctrine actually sits poorly with Antiochus’ reconstruction as expounded in De finibus V. Section II) in turn focuses on Fin. V itself, arguing that the theory emerging here represents an ingenious combination of both Stoic and Aristotelian elements, one that does not sit comfortably with the psychological dualism/monism contrast, as this is mostly construed in recent discussions.

Online erschienen: 2014-12-1
Erschienen im Druck: 2014-12-1

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