The Stoic Conception Of The Chief Good

Stoic Doctrine of the "Unity of the Self—Will and Reason not Separated—Advance upon the Aristotelian View—Reason present in Sense and Passion—Relation of the Animal to the Rational Life—Defect of Hume's Doctrine as to Reason and Passion—In what Sense Man can be Irrational—Stoic Rejection of the Idea of Unconscious Reason—Two Kinds of Knowledge necessary for Morality, Universal and Particular—Knowledge of the Universal Innate, but requiring to be made Explicit by Reflexion—Distinction of Science and Opinion—The Stoic in Cicero's Treatise De Finibus—The Prima Naturae—The Kar6p$u)fia—Morality based on Self-consistency or on Consistency with Nature—Cleanthes and Clirysippus—Comparison with the Kantian Formulae for the Moral Law—The Abstractness of the Stoic Conception of Good—Their Optimism in general and Pessimism in particular—Marcus Aurelius,

Was this article helpful?

0 0

Post a comment