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by Tim O'Keefe

eBook Epicurus on Freedom epub
  • ISBN: 052184696X
  • Author: Tim O'Keefe
  • Genre: Other
  • Subcategory: Humanities
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (September 19, 2005)
  • Pages: 186 pages
  • ePUB size: 1706 kb
  • FB2 size 1871 kb
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Epicurus on Freedom book. Tim O'Keefe argues that the sort of freedom which Epicurus wanted to preserve is significantly different from the 'free will' which philosophers debate today, and that in its emphasis on rational action, has much closer affinities with Aristotle's thought than with current preo The ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus (341-271/0 BCE) has attracted much contemporary interest.

In this 2005 book, Tim O'Keefe reconstructs the theory of freedom of the ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus (341-271/0 BCE). Epicurus' theory has attracted much interest, but our attempts to understand it have been hampered by reading it anachronistically as the discovery of the modern problem of free will and determinism.

In this 2005 book, Tim O'Keefe reconstructs the theory of freedom of the ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus (341–271/0 BCE).

In this book, Tim O'Keefe reconstructs the theory of freedom of the ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus (341-271/0 BCE). Epicurus' theory has attracted much interest, but our attempts to understand it have been hampered by reading it anachronistically as the discovery of the modern problem of free will and determinism

So the subject of this book is Epicurus’ overall theory of human freedom. Documents Similar To Páginas Desde Epicurus on Freedom(Bookos.

So the subject of this book is Epicurus’ overall theory of human freedom.

Part 1 of the book examines the fundamentals of Epicurus' metaphysics . Tim O'Keefe is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Georgia State University, USA.

Part 1 of the book examines the fundamentals of Epicurus' metaphysics, including atoms and the void, emergent and sensible properties, cosmology, mechanistic biology, the nature and functioning of the mind, death, and freedom of action. O'Keefe provides extended exegesis of the arguments supporting Epicurus' positions, indicating their strengths and weaknesses, while showing the connections between the various parts of his philosophy and how Epicureanism hangs together as a whole.

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Epicurus on Freedom - by Tim O'Keefe July 2005. Online ISBN: 9780511482571.

The ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus (341-271/0 BCE) has attracted much contemporary interest. Tim O'Keefe argues that the sort of freedom which Epicurus wanted to preserve is significantly different from the 'free will' which philosophers debate today, and that in its emphasis on rational action, has much closer affinities with Aristotle's thought than with current preoccupations. His original and provocative book will be of interest to a wide range of readers in Hellenistic philosophy.
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