Ancient Philosophy of the Self

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-8595-6 (Print) 978-1-4020-8596-3 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

  2. Approaches to Self and Person in Antiquity

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      Pages 13-34

      Graeco-Roman Varieties of Self

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      Pages 35-56

      The Ancient Self: Issues and Approaches

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      Pages 57-74

      Assumptions of Normativity: Two Ancient Approaches to Agency

  3. From Plato to Plotinus

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      Pages 77-107

      Socratic Authority

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      Pages 109-123

      Protean Socrates: Mythical Figures in the Euthydemus

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      Pages 125-137

      Aristotle on the Individuality of Self

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      Pages 139-154

      What Kind of Self Can a Greek Sceptic Have?

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      Pages 155-176

      Inwardness and Infinity of Selfhood: From Plotinus to Augustine

  4. Christian and Islamic Themes

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      Pages 179-194

      Philosophy of the Self in the Apostle Paul

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      Pages 195-203

      Two Kinds of Subjectivity in Augustine’s Confessions: Memory and Identity, and the Integrated Self

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      Pages 205-224

      The Self as Enemy, the Self as Divine: A Crossroads in the Development of Islamic Anthropology

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      Pages 225-241

      Locating the Self Within the Soul – Thirteenth-Century Discussions

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 243-272