Social Justice and the Legitimacy of Slavery Hardback
The Role of Philosophical Asceticism from Ancient Judaism to Late Antiquity
by Ilaria L. E. Ramelli;
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Social Justice and the Legitimacy of Slavery
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Ramelli provides a careful investigation through all of Ancient Philosophy (not only Aristotle and the Stoics, but also the Sophists, Socrates, Plato, the Neoplatonists, and much more), Ancient to Rabbinic Judaism, Hellenistic Jewish ascetic groups such as the Essenes and the Therapeutae, all of the New Testament, with special focus on Paul and Jesus, and Greek, Latin, and Syriac Patristic, from Clement and Origen to the Cappadocians, from John Chrysostom to Theodoret to Byzantine monastics, from Ambrose to Augustine, from Bardaisan to Aphrahat, without neglecting the Christianized Sentences of Sextus. In particular, Ramelli considers Gregory of Nyssa and the interrelation between theory and practice in all of these ancient and patristic philosophers, as well as to the parallels that emerge in their arguments against slavery and against social injustice.
Social Justice and the Legitimacy of Slavery by Ilaria L. E. Ramelli was published by Oxford University Press in November 2016. The ISBN for Social Justice and the Legitimacy of Slavery is 9780198777274.
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|Author / Artist||Ilaria L. E. Ramelli|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press (November 2016)|
|Number of Pages||302|
|Page last updated||12th December 2017|