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Author Benardete, José A. (José Amado),
Title Greatness of soul : in Hume, Aristotle and Hobbes as shadowed by Milton's Satan / by José A. Benardete.
Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013.

Author Benardete, José A. (José Amado),
Subject Aristotle. Nicomachean ethics.
Hume, David, 1711-1776 -- Ethics.
Hobbes, Thomas, 1588-1679 -- Ethics.
Milton, John, 1608-1674. Paradise lost.
Philosophy of mind.
Devil in literature.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 98 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Contents Milton and Hume -- "Leashed in like hounds" -- Ingratitude -- Pride -- Hume's about-face -- A fresh start : Hobbes -- Glory and honor in Hobbes -- Julius Caesar -- The ring of Gyges -- Megalo Junior and the wisdom of life -- Ostracism -- Conclusion -- The simle of Achilles and Milton's eve : an epilogue.
Summary "Featuring a Nietzschean paragraph from Hume that smacks of Milton's Satan, these pages also register how 'claws and teeth' figure in Aristotle's Greatness of Soul, and leave Hobbes to pose a still deeper challenge in the same vein. With poets, led by Milton, almost as thick underfoot as philosophers, we are given a glimpse of what a classical education might look like."--ProQuest Ebook Central.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781443865555 (electronic bk.)
1443865559 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 887507776
Additional Format Print version: Benardete, José A. (José Amado). Greatness of soul. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013 9781443843249 (OCoLC)876392653

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