Greek Models of Mind and Self

by Anthony A. Long
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Publisher: Harvard University Press

Series: Revealing antiquity ;

Publication Date: January 05, 2015

ISBN: 9780674967342

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A. A. Long’s study of Greek notions of mind and human selfhood is anchored in questions of universal interest. What happens to us when we die? How is the mind or soul related to the body? Are we responsible for our own happiness? Can we achieve autonomy? Long shows that Greek thinkers’ modeling of the mind gave us metaphors that we still live by.