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Grahn-Wilder, Malin

Gender and Sexuality in Stoic Philosophy

Grahn-Wilder, Malin - Gender and Sexuality in Stoic Philosophy, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Malin Grahn-Wilder

2. The Origin of Gender: Myths and Biology
Malin Grahn-Wilder

3. Semen, Zeus, and the Birth of Cosmos: Gender in Stoic Cosmogony and Cosmology
Malin Grahn-Wilder

4. The Metaphysical Insignificance of Gender
Malin Grahn-Wilder

5. Perfumed Men and Bearded Philosophers—The Stoics on Signs of Gender
Malin Grahn-Wilder

6. Fiery and Cold Natures—Stoic Physiognomics of Gender
Malin Grahn-Wilder

Part II. Character: Education of Gender and Therapy of Sexuality

7. Gender, Character, and Education from Classic to Hellenistic Thought
Malin Grahn-Wilder

8. The Stoics on Equal Educability of Girls and Boys, and the Origin of Gendered Characteristics
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9. To Become Properly Manly—Gender, Happiness, and the Figure of the Sage
Malin Grahn-Wilder

10. How to Take “Certain Spasms” Calmly—Sexuality in Stoic Philosophical Therapy
Malin Grahn-Wilder

Part III. Community: Marriage, Family, and Human Bonding

11. Gender, Politics, and Economics: From Plato’s Utopianism to Cynic Radicalism
Malin Grahn-Wilder

12. “Holding Women in Common”—Gender in Early Stoic Utopias
Malin Grahn-Wilder

13. Is It Possible to Marry and Be Happy? The Later Stoics on Matrimony and Modes of Life
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14. Gender and Stoic Cosmopolitanism
Malin Grahn-Wilder

15. Conclusion
Malin Grahn-Wilder

Keywords: Philosophy, Feminism, Gender Studies, Religion and Gender

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319536941
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-53693-4

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