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Animals in Greek and Roman Thought: A Sourcebook (Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World)

Although reasoned discourse on human-animal family members is frequently thought of a overdue twentieth-century phenomenon, moral debate over animals and the way people may still deal with them could be traced again to the philosophers and literati of the classical international. From Stoic assertions that people owe not anything to animals which are intellectually international to them, to Plutarch's impassioned arguments for animals as sentient and rational beings, it's transparent that sleek debate owes a lot to Greco-Roman suggestion.

Animals in Greek and Roman Thought brings jointly new translations of classical passages which contributed to historic debate at the nature of animals and their dating to humans. the choices selected come essentially from philosophical and traditional ancient works, in addition to non secular, poetic and biographical works. The questions mentioned contain: Do animals range from people intellectually? have been animals created for using humankind? should still animals be used for foodstuff, activity, or sacrifice? Can animals be our pals?

The decisions are prepared thematically and, inside of issues, chronologically. A observation precedes every one excerpt, transliterations of Greek and Latin technical phrases are supplied, and every access contains bibliographic feedback for additional analyzing.

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Wiener, Philip P. , ed. , Dictionary of the background of principles (New York: Scribners, 1973). a hundred twenty five PASSAGES mentioned Passages indicated in boldface are translated within the anthology, at the web page famous in boldface. DK = Hermann Diels and Walther Kranz, eds, Die Fragmente der Vorsokratiker, sixth edn (Berlin: Weidmann, 1951–52) SVF = Johannes von Arnim, ed. , Stoicorum Veterum Fragmenta (Stuttgart: Teubner, 1964; reprint of the version of 1905). Aelian at the Nature of Animals (Prologue) 39; (III. 23) eighty four; (VI. 50) 19; (VII. 1) fifty seven; (VII. four) fifty four; (VII. 7) eighty five Alcmaeon (fr. 1a DK) three Aristotle historical past of Animals (488a20–26) nine; (588a16–18–588b3) 9–10; (588a24) 7; (588b4–12) nine; (615b23–24) eighty four; Metaphysics (980a28–981a4) 10; Nicomachean Ethics (1161a30–1162b2) 74–75, eight; (1097b33–1098a4) 10; On Interpretation (16a28–29) sixty one; at the Soul (414a19) eight; elements of Animals (644b22–645a23) 7; (646a10–12) 7; (660a35–660b2) sixty one; (681a10–15) nine; (686a27) 12; (687a19–23) eight; Politics (1253a9–18) seventy five; (1253a10–11) sixty one; (1253a11–14) sixty one; (1256b15–23) 27; (1256b15–26) eight; (1256b23–26) seventy eight; (1280b37) 89; (1332b3–8) 10; Rhetoric (1373b14–16) a hundred; Topica (142b23–28) fifty seven Augustine urban of God (I. 20) 22–23; Confessions (VII. 17) 21 127 PASSAGES mentioned Chrysippus (SVF 2. 821) four Cicero legislation (I. eight. 24) 31; Letters to Atticus (XII. fifty two. three) forty-one; Letters to His acquaintances (VII. 1. three) ninety four; On tasks (I. 50) eighty four; at the Ends of fine and Evil (II. 109–110) 41–42; (III. sixty seven) seventy seven; at the Nature of the Gods (II. 154–159) 76–77; Tusculan Disputations (I. 39) a hundred and one Democritus (DK 257–258) 83–84 Diogenes Laertius Lives of the Philosophers (VI. 25–26) a hundred and one; (VII. fifty five) 60; (VII. eighty five) 28; (VII. 85–86) forty five; (VII. 127) sixty six; (VII. 129) seventy four, seventy six, seventy eight; (VIII. thirteen) ninety eight; (VIII. 20) ninety; (VIII. 36) 114; (VIII. fifty three) a hundred; (VIII. seventy seven) a hundred; (IX. seventy nine) sixty four; (X. a hundred and fifty = Epicurus, Sovereign Maxims 31–32) 29 Empedocles (fr. eleven and 124 Inwood = DK a hundred and fifteen and 139) a hundred and one Epicurus Sovereign Maxims (31–32) 29 Herodotus Histories (I. 23–24) 50–51 Hesiod Works and Days (109–126) 102; (274–280) eighty three; (277–280) 19, seventy eight Homer Iliad (IX. 314–327) forty; Odyssey (XVII. 290–323) 113–114, forty; (XVII. 326–327) 113 Lucretius at the Nature of items (V. 855–877) 30 128 PASSAGES mentioned Ovid Metamorphoses (I. 89–112) 102; (XV 75–142) ninety seven, 99–100; (XV. 143–478) ninety eight Philo of Alexandria On Animals (10–71) eleven; (12) sixty one; (11–12) thirteen; (17) thirteen; (29) thirteen; (30–65) fifty five; (38) fifty seven; (44) forty five; (45) 14; (61) eighty five; (64) eighty five; (66) fifty six; (66–70) fifty five; (68) fifty six; (70) fifty six; (71) 14; (77–78) fifty seven; (77–100) eleven, fifty five; (85) 14; (96) 85–86; (98) sixty two; (100) 30 Plato legislation (766a) four; (781e–783b) 103; (823d) 87; (824b–c) 87, 88; (961d) five; Phaedo (81e–82b) five; (114d) five; Phaedrus (249b) five; Protagoras (320c–322d) fifty four; (322a) 31; Republic (372 a–d) 102; (427–445e) fifty five; (440e–441b) 6; (563c) four; (620d) five; Symposium (207a–c) 5–6; Timaeus (42c) five; (91e–92a) 12, fifty four Pliny the Elder average historical past (VIII. 1) 31, fifty four; (VIII. 20–21) ninety three; (IX. 24) forty nine; (IX. 24–25) fifty one; (IX. 28) fifty one; (IX. 33) fifty one Plutarch ceremonial dinner of the Seven Sages (160E–161E) fifty two; (161D) 50; lifetime of Marcus Cato (Chapters four and five) one hundred fifteen; at the Cleverness of Animals (959A–965D) 17; (959B–E) 88–89; (959E–963F) eighty; (959F) ninety seven; (960A) sixty six, seventy seven; (960A–B) 17–18; (960C) 18; (960D–E) 18; (960E–F = Porphyry, On Abstinence from Animal Flesh III.

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