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Author Hoof, Lieve van.

Title Plutarch's practical ethics [electronic resource] : the social dynamics of philosophy / Lieve Van Hoof.

Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.

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Physical description 1 online resource (vii, 328 p.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary A study of Plutarch's practical ethics, a group of texts within his 'Moralia' designed to help powerful Greeks and Romans manage their ambitions and society's expectations successfully. Lieve Van Hoof depicts philosophy under the Roman Empire as a kind of symbolic capital engendering power and prestige for author and reader alike.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Subject Plutarch. Moralia.
Ethics, Ancient.
Ethics, Ancient -- Case studies.
ISBN 9780191723131 (ebook) : No price