By Richard A.H. King

The quantity provides essays at the philosophical rationalization of the connection among physique and soul in antiquity from the Presocratics to Galen, together with papers on Parmenides on considering (E. Hussey, R. Dilcher), Empedocles’ Love (D. O’Brien), tripartition of the soul in Plato (T. Buchheim), Aristotle – in particular the Parva Naturalia – (C. Rapp, T. Johansen, P.-M. Morel), Peripatetics after Aristotle (R. Sharples), Hellenistic Philosophy (C. Rapp, C. Gill), and Galen (R. J. Hankinson). The identify of the quantity alludes to a word present in Plato, Aristotle and Plotinus, concerning features of dwelling behaviour regarding either physique and soul, and is a usual in old philosophy, handled in very other ways through varied authors.

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