By Douglas L. Cairns
This can be the 1st learn in English to ascertain essentially the most the most important phrases in Greek moral and social discourse, aidos, inside a variety of Greek literature. more often than not rendered "shame," "modesty," or "respect," aidos is likely one of the so much elusive and tough Greek phrases to translate. Dr. Cairns discusses the character and alertness of aidos and different correct phrases in a few authors; with specific emphasis on their manifestations in epic, tragedy, and philosophy. He indicates that the essence of the idea that is to be present in its courting with Greek values of honor, within which context it could possibly realize and reply to the respect of either the self and others. It hence includes either self- and different- concerning habit, aggressive and cooperative values.
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Aidos: The Psychology and Ethics of Honour and Shame in Ancient Greek Literature by Douglas L. Cairns