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Personality in Greek Epic, Tragedy, and Philosophy: The Self in Dialogue

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This is a major study of conceptions of selfhood and personality in Homer and Greek Tragedy and Philosophy. The focus is on the norms of personality in Greek psychology and ethics. Gill argues that the key to understanding Greek thought of this type is to counteract the subjective and individualistic aspects of our own thinking about the person. He defines an "objective-pa ...more
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Published May 1st 1998 by OUP Oxford (first published January 1st 1996)
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