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Psychology (Stephen Everson (ed)) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 1991) 9780521358613
Psychology (Stephen Everson (ed)) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 1991) 9780521358613
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Title: Psychology

Author: Everson, Stephen (ed)

Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 1991

Paperback; ISBN: 9780521358613

Volumes: 1; Pages: 277

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This second Companion deals with the ancient theories of the psyche. The essays range over more than eight hundred years of psychological inquiry and provide critical analyses not only of the ancient discussions of the nature of the psyche and its states, but of such central topics as perception, subjectivity, the explanation of action, and what it is to be a person. In examining the wide variety of psychological theories offered by the ancient thinkers, from the increasingly complex materialism of the Presocratics and Hellenists to the dualism of Plato and Plotinus, the collection demonstrates that psychology had become a wide-ranging and sophisticated discipline long before Descartes.ContentsPreface1. Introduction2. Heraclitus' theory of soul and its antecedents Malcolm Schofield3. Plato's theory of mind Sabina Lovibond4. Aristotle's philosophy of mind T. H. Irwin5. Epicurus' philosophy of mind Julia Anna6. Representation and the self in stoicism A. A. Long7. The objective appearance of Pyrrhonism Stephen Everson8. Plotinus and soul--body dualism Eyjolfur K. Emilsson9. Is there a concept of person in Greek philosophy? Christopher Gill10. Greek medical models of mind R. J. HankinsonBibliographyIndex of namesIndex of passages discussedIndex of subjects.
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