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Pleasure and the Good Life: Plato, Aristotle, and the Neoplatonists (Philosophia Antiqua) Hardcover – May 1, 2000

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Product Details

  • Series: Philosophia Antiqua (Book 85)
  • Hardcover: 207 pages
  • Publisher: Brill Academic Pub (May 1, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9004117970
  • ISBN-13: 978-9004117976
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 6.4 x 9.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #8,350,526 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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'The book will be a valuable addition to the libraries of, especially, students of later Greek thought.' Robin Waterfield, Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 2000.

About the Author

Gerd van Riel, Ph.D. (1997) in Philosophy, Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium), is a Post-Doctoral Fellow of the Fund for Scientific Research - Flanders (Belgium) at the Leuven Institute of Philosophy. He has published on Plato's Philebus and its influence in ancient philosophy. His articles include Does a Perfect Activity Necessarily Yield Pleasure? in International Journal of Philosophical Studies, 7 (1999).

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