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Title: The Concept of Ethos: Aristotle and the Contemporary Ethical Debate
Authors: Dal Poz, Irene
Keywords: Aristotleethosmoral agentself
Issue Date: 25-Feb-2016
Publisher: EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste
Source: Irene Dal Poz, "Ethos: Aristotle and the Contemporary Ethical Debate", in: Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics, XVII (2015) 2, pp.252-282
Series/Report no.: Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics
XVII (2015) 2
Abstract: The problem of the self has recently regained a wide interest in the philosophical panorama. The need to rethink the agent has then encouraged the rediscovery of Ancient Philosophy. Focusing on Aristotelian practical philosophy, this paper aims to demonstrate the intrinsic circularity existing between the agent and his context. To give evidence of this theory, it will be necessary to investigate the extensive concept of ethos, the meanings of which embrace both individual and collective dimension. Moreover, this itinerary through the Aristotelian thought will be the occasion for putting the rebirth of interest towards Ancient Philosophy into question.
ISSN: 1825-5167
Appears in Collections:Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics (2015) XVII/2

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