63 - Like a Rolling Stone: Stoic Ethics
Peter considers two of the Stoics’ most challenging ideas, a determinism that leaves room for moral responsibility, and the ideal of an ethically perfect sage.
• S. Bobzien, Determinism and Freedom in Stoic Philosophy (Oxford: 1998).
• T. Brennan, The Stoic Life: Emotions, Duties, and Fate (Oxford: 2005).
• K. Ierodiakonou (ed.), Topics in Stoic Philosophy (Oxford: 1999) [on Stoic ethics see the pieces by Inwood, Sedley, and Mitsis].
• B. Inwood, Ethics and Human Action in Early Stoicism (Oxford: 1985).
• B. Inwood and P. Donini, “Stoic Ethics,” in The Cambridge History of Hellenistic Philosophy , ed. K. Algra et al (Cambridge: 1999), 675-738.
• R. Salles, The Stoics on Determinism and Compatibilism (Burlington VT: 2005).
• G. Striker, “Following Nature: a Study in Stoic Ethics,” Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 9 (1991), 1-73.