9780199556793

Naturalistic Psychology in Galen and Stoicism

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  • ISBN13:

    9780199556793

  • ISBN10:

    0199556792

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-01-31
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

This is a study of the psychological ideas of Galen (AD 129-c.210, the most important medical writer in antiquity) and Stoicism (a major philosophical theory in the Hellenistic and Roman periods), which Galen discussed extensively. Christopher Gill's main

Author Biography


Christopher Gill is Professor of Ancient Thought, University of Exeter

Table of Contents

Introductory: Galen and Stoicism - Paradoxes and Potential
Galenic and Stoic Psychology: Two Versions of Naturalism
Psychology and the Body
Reason and Emotion: Parts and Wholes
The Therapy of Emotions
Galen and Stoicism: Paradoxes Revisited and Modern Parallels
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