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3 results for "reason"
1. Plato, Gorgias, None (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)  Tagged with subjects: •reason, and virtuous action Found in books: Harte (2017) 211
468d. ΣΩ. οὐκοῦν εἴπερ ταῦτα ὁμολογοῦμεν, εἴ τις ἀποκτείνει τινὰ ἢ ἐκβάλλει ἐκ πόλεως ἢ ἀφαιρεῖται χρήματα, εἴτε τύραννος ὢν εἴτε ῥήτωρ, οἰόμενος ἄμεινον εἶναι αὐτῷ, τυγχάνει δὲ ὂν κάκιον, οὗτος δήπου ποιεῖ ἃ δοκεῖ αὐτῷ· ἦ γάρ; ΠΩΛ. ναί. ΣΩ. ἆρʼ οὖν καὶ ἃ βούλεται, εἴπερ τυγχάνει ταῦτα κακὰ ὄντα; τί οὐκ ἀποκρίνῃ; ΠΩΛ. ἀλλʼ οὔ μοι δοκεῖ ποιεῖν ἃ βούλεται. ΣΩ. ἔστιν οὖν ὅπως ὁ τοιοῦτος 468d. Soc. Then, as we agree on this, if a man puts anyone to death or expels him from a city or deprives him of his property, whether he does it as a despot or an orator, because he thinks it better for himself though it is really worse, that man, I take it, does what he thinks fit, does he not? Pol. Yes. Soc. Now is it also what he wishes, supposing it to be really bad? Why do you not answer? Pol. No, I do not think he does what he wishes.
2. Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, None (4th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)  Tagged with subjects: •nan Found in books: Harte (2017) 204, 206, 208, 209
3. Aristotle, Metaphysics, 9.8 (4th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)  Tagged with subjects: •reason, and virtuous action Found in books: Harte (2017) 202