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Virtue and Law in Plato and Beyond,9780198755746

Virtue and Law in Plato and Beyond

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Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 12/12/2017
Publisher(s): Oxford University Press
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Author Biography


Julia Annas has taught at the University of Arizona since 1986. Before that she taught at the University of Oxford (St Hugh's College) and she has also taught at Columbia University. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and an Honorary Fellow of St Hugh's College, Oxford. She has been a Senior Fellow of the Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington DC and President of the Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association 2004-5, and has an honorary doctorate from the University of Uppsala. Annas has written a number of books and articles over a wide range of ancient philosophy, from Plato to the Hellenistic period, including An Introduction to Plato's Republic (1981), The Morality of Happiness (1993), and Platonic Ethics Old and New (1999). She is now working on virtue and law in ancient thought.

Table of Contents


1. Introduction
2. Law in the Republic
3. Changing from Within: Plato's New Approach in the Laws
4. Virtue in a Framework of Law
5. Law and the Divine
6. Citizen Virtue
7. Cicero on Natural Law and Ideal Laws
8. Philo on Virtue and the Laws of Moses
9. Bringing Things Together

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