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Selfhood and the soul : essays on ancient thought and literature in honour of Christopher Gill / edited by Richard Seaford, John Wilkins and Matthew Wright.

Format Electronic and Book
EditionFirst edition.
Publication InfoOxford ; New York, New York : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Description1 online resource (x, 331 pages :) : illustrations, map, portrait.
Supplemental Content Direct link to resource
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorSeaford, Richard.
Other author/creatorWilkins, John, 1954-
Other author/creatorWright, Matthew (Matthew Ephraim)
Other author/creatorGill, Christopher, 1946-
Summary Selfhood and the Soul' is a collection of new and original essays in honour of Christopher Gill, Emeritus Professor of Ancient Thought at the University of Exeter. All of the essays in the volume contribute to a shared project - the exploration of ancient concepts of self and soul, understood in a broad sense - and, as in the work of the honorand himself, they are distinguished by a diversity of approach and subject matter, ranging widely across disciplinary boundaries to cover ancient philosophy, psychology, medical writing, and literary criticism. They can be read separately or together, taking the reader on a journey through topics and themes as varied as money, love, hope, pleasure, rage, free will, metempsychosis, Roman imperialism, cookery, and the Underworld, yet all committed to examining central issues about the experience of being a person and the question of how best to live.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and indexes.
LCCN 2016949251
ISBN9780198777250 hardback
ISBN0198777256 hardback

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