Suffering and Spiritedness : The Doctrine of Comfort and the Drama of Thumos in More's Dialogue of Comfort Against Tribulation

This study examines the relationship between comfort, understood as an interior strengthening or emboldening, and the spirited element of the soul—that element which Plato and Aristotle called thumos. In the Dialogue of Comfort Against Tribulation, More follows his Greek precursors in regarding the...

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Published in:Moreana, 52(2015), 1/2, Seite 108-122
Main Author: Stevenson, William B. (Author)
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: [2015]
ISSN:2398-4961
DOI:10.3366/more.2015.52.1-2.9
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