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Virtue, Happiness, Knowledge: Themes from the Work of Gail Fine and Terence Irwin

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2019.09.07 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David O. Brink, Susan Sauvé Meyer, and Christopher Shields (eds.), Virtue, Happiness, Knowledge: Themes from the Work of Gail Fine and Terence Irwin, Oxford University Press, 2018, 318pp., $70.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780198817277. Reviewed by Iakovos Vasiliou The Graduate Center, City University of New York Anyone who has done even rudimentary research in the history of western philosophy must have come across the work of Gail Fine and Terence Irwin. While best known for their books and essays on ancient philosophy, each of them has published significant work on figures from various periods over their prolific careers. Stemming originally from a conference at Cornell University in 2013, this volume is a Festschrift marking their retirements from the University of Oxford and from Cornell. Edited by three former students, the collection consists of the editors' Introduction and fifteen chapters by former students and close colleagues of Gail and Terry (as they are known and referred to throughout the volume), concluding with complete bibliographies of the honorees up to 2016.... Read More

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