134 - Balancing Acts: Arabic Ethical Literature
Drawing on Galen and Aristotle, philosophers from al-Kindi to Miskawayh compose ethical works designed us to achieve health in soul, as well as body.
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• P. Adamson, “Platonic Pleasures in Epicurus and al-Rāzī,” in P. Adamson (ed.), In the Age of al-Fārābī (London: 2008), 71-94.
• P. Adamson, “The Arabic Tradition,” in The Routledge Companion to Ethics, ed. J. Skorupski (London: 2010), 63-75.
• T.-A. Druart, “Al-Kindī’s Ethics,” Review of Metaphysics 47 (1993), 329-57.
• T.-A. Druart, “The Ethics of al-Rāzī,” Medieval Philosophy and Theology 5 (1997), 47-71.
• M. Fakhry, M. (1994), Ethical Theories in Islam, Leiden: Brill.
• S.H. Griffith (trans.), Yaḥyā b. ʿAdī: The Reformation of Morals (Provo: 2002).
• S.H. Griffith, “Yaḥyā b. 'Adī’s Colloquy On Sexual Abstinence and the Philosophical Life”, in Arabic Theology, Arabic Philosophy, ed. J.E. Montgomery (Leuven: 2006), 299-333.
• C. Zurayk (trans.), Miskawayh: The Refinement of Character (Beirut: 1968).