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Published: 06 April 2006

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780199290635

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The Brute Within

Appetitive Desire in Plato and Aristotle

Hendrik Lorenz

Clarendon Press

Oxford Philosophical Monographs

  • How did Plato and Aristotle explain our fundamental desires?
  • Lorenz gives the first comprehensive account of their views
  • Relevant to modern work on emotion, rationality, motivation, and philosophy of psychology as well as ancient philosophy