International Journal of Philosophy

Volume 3, Issue 3, June 2015

  • ‘Proairesis’, ‘Proairetic’ and ‘Aproairetic’: Synopsis of All the Passages Containing these Terms in the ‘Discourses’ and the ‘Manual’ of Epictetus

    Franco Scalenghe

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, June 2015
    Pages: 24-33
    Received: 12 June 2015
    Accepted: 21 June 2015
    Published: 4 July 2015
    Abstract: In the last decades, the concepts of προαίρεσις (proairesis), προαιρετικὸν (proairetic) and ἀπροαίρετον (aproairetic) in the Stoic philosophy of Epictetus have aroused the interest, among others, of researchers like C. Cassanmagnago [1]; R. Dobbin [2-3], J. B. Gourinat [4], R. Kamtekar [5], R. Sorabji [6-7], R. S. Braicovich [8], K. Seddon [9] and ... Show More