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Daniel C. Russell is Professor of Philosophy at the Center for the Philosophy of Freedom, University of Arizona. He is the author of Plato on Pleasure and the Good Life (Oxford, 2005), Practical Intelligence and the Virtues (Oxford, 2009), and the editor of The Cambridge Companion to Virtue Ethics (Cambridge, forthcoming).
Table of Contents
Abbreviations and translations of texts used
Part 1. Happiness, then and now
1. Happiness, eudaimonia, and practical reasoning
2. Happiness as eudaimonia
3. Happiness and virtuous activity
4. New directions from old debates
Part 2. Happiness then: the sufficiency debate
5. Aristotle's case against the sufficiency thesis
6. Socrates' case for the sufficiency thesis
7. Epictetus and the Stoic self
8. The Stoics' case for the sufficiency thesis
Part 3. Happiness now: rethinking the self
9. The embodied conception of the self
10. The embodied conception and psychological well-being
11. The Stoics' case against the embodied conception