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Philosophers and friends

reminiscences of seventy years in philosophy

by Dorothy Mary Emmet

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Published by Macmillan in Houndsmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 123-126) and index.

StatementDorothy Emmet ; foreword by Bryan Magee.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2001/04771 (B)
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 130 p. :
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL753499M
ISBN 100333670132
LC Control Number97148437

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I read this book in conjunction with a Shakespeare course of the tenets of friendship. The philosophers highlighted offer eccentric theories, some of which are applicable even today, and others which are a lot more farfetched.

I personally enjoyed reading the selections from Aristole's, "Nicomachean Ethics" and Montaigne's "On Friendship."/5(11).

Euripides (c – c B.C.): "Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness." and "Life has no blessing like a prudent friend." Lucretius aka Titus Lucretius Carus (c–c B.C.): We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another." Plautus aka Titus Maccius Plautus (c–c Author: Andrea Borghini.

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Although it is a bit unclear how to understand these distinctions, the basic idea seems to be that pleasure, utility, and virtue are the reasons we have in these.

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