Chrysippus' on Affections: Reconstruction and by Teun Tieleman

By Teun Tieleman

The "On Affections" through the Stoic thinker Chrysippus (c.280-205BCE) contained the vintage exposition of the Stoic concept of the sentiments. This booklet presents a clean dialogue of the extant proof, i.e. the fragments and stories preserved via later assets. It goals to set up the precise volume of accessible facts and to rearrange the fragmentary fabric as a way to see how a ways the unique treatise might be reconstructed. The fragments are interpreted either of their literary context and within the gentle of Stoic doctrines identified from different assets. Given its contextual strategy, this research contains broad dialogue of the equipment of assets reminiscent of Galen, Posidonius and Cicero. furthermore, the clinical backdrop to Chrysippus' idea gets significant realization.

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Rejoinder with quotes f r o m P. (F 164, part) (24-35). 's account. • More texts f r o m Posidonius (F 164, part) (36-44). — Conclusion with quotation f r o m P. ) (45-46). 3. Elaboration on some of the points raised (chs. 6-7): — T h e p r e s e n c e of a non-rational e l e m e n t in the soul. 473). (Further ' P o s i d o n i a n ' criticisms, ch. 1-45 = P. ) — problematic notion of affection as ' f r e s h ' o p i n i o n (2-11) • 10-11: quotation f r o m Euripides (fr. 964 Nauck, Ale. 1085) — cessation in time • prooftexts f r o m C.

S inconsistencies i n t r o d u c e d (ch. 905): C. 7-13). 51 See infra, p. 43. 44): C. admits irrational e l e m e n t . 462). — sequel in C. Affections: s u p e r v e n i n g o n j u d g m e n t s (view ascribed to Zeno) o r j u d g m e n t s tout court? P. i n t r o d u c e d . P. ); asks C. g. 476). (B) T H E CAUSE O F AFFECTION (ch. 1-46) 2. 's monist theory : — Affections c a n n o t be u n c a u s e d , contrary to what C. says. 476) — Reason c a n n o t be the cause. 479): a f f e c t i o n contrary to reason.

77 ff. ). Highly relevant in this connection is also Tert. De an. c. 14, insisting that the idea of powers (as opposed to parts) is f u n d a m e n t a l to that of the soul's unity and immortality. 4 The Structure o / P H P 4 and 5: Synopsis It may b e c o n v e n i e n t to take stock of t h e overall c o n t e n t s of these books. It s h o u l d be n o t e d that t h e c h a p t e r s m a r k e d off by G a l e n ' s Renaissance editors d o n o t always coincide with the real a r r a n g e m e n t of subject-matter, w h e t h e r o r n o t as i n d i c a t e d by Galen himself.

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