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Friday, July 12, 2013

Soul - Stoic Terminology

     Needleman and Piazza translate Marcus Aurelius' psyche as "soul," commenting "In Greek thought, the psuchē [sic] is generally thought to be what animates all living creatures ('animate' is from Latin, meaning 'things which have an anima, or soul'). This higher part is all that remains of our essential humanity."

Coming Soon: Thoughts on Margaret R. Graver's Stoicism and Emotion . . .

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