A Feminist Perspective on Virtue Ethics by Sandrine Berges (auth.)

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Mature animals are also able to engage in later stage of oikeiosis, that of caring for their young. Human oikeiosis starts as it does with animals but goes further owing to human rationality. Hierocles, in a fragment from his Elements of Ethics, gives us a vivid image of what oikeiosis looks like, one that was part of orthodox Stoicism, and therefore, we might well expect to find traces of it in the later Roman Stoics:27 Stoic Virtues, Christian Caritas and the Communal Life 43 Each one of us is as it were entirely encompassed by many circles, some smaller, others larger, the latter enclosing the former on the basis of their different and unequal dispositions relative to each other.

21 His ethics are turned inwards and focus on putting one’s soul in line with God rather than with any human community. He does not spend a great deal of time discussing what becoming virtuous involves but is more interested in the conformity of the virtuous soul with the biblical law. Even if we focus on the few Stoic texts that were available to twelfthcentury writers, such as Seneca’s Letters to Lucilius or Cicero’s On Invention, it appears that MacIntyre is wrong and that those texts, as a brief survey shows, although they differ from Aristotle’s thought in many ways, nonetheless reflect what we might call strong Aristotelian concerns about human flourishing being dependent on belonging to a community and developing certain virtues of character.

One supposes that this was done to avoid the wrath of good Athenian society. 20 As a teenager she closely followed her brother Metrocles’ studies at the Lyceum (which unlike the Academy did not take female students), and when he left to study with the cynic Crates, she too became a Cynic. ) Giving up all hopes of future wealth, Hipparchia married Crates, very much against her family’s will. She adopted his lifestyle and pursued philosophy with him. We know from Diogenes Laertius that she dressed in the same style as her husband, attended symposia and was outspoken and philosophically sharp.

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