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" I wish for a friend, not that he might help me in poverty, sickness, imprisonment, etc., but rather that I might stand by him and rescue a human being." But the same wise man, when he could not rescue his friend, said to himself "what is it to me? "
Professional Ethics Education: Studies in Compassionate Empathy - Página 82
por Bruce Maxwell - 2008 - 198 páginas
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Identity, Character, and Morality: Essays in Moral Psychology

Owen J. Flanagan, Amélie Oksenberg Rorty, Amélie Rorty - 1993 - 487 páginas
...in the Doctrine of Virtue: "The Stoic showed a noble cast of mind when he had his Sage say: I want a friend, not that he might help me in poverty, sickness,...but rather that I might stand by him and rescue a man. But the same Sage, when he could not save his friend, said to himself: what is it to me? In other...
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Kantian Ethics Almost Without Apology

Marcia Baron - 1995 - 244 páginas
...though Kant does not cite the text or name the author. Which Stoic does Kant have in mind when he says, "It was a sublime way of thinking that the Stoic ascribed to his wise man when he had him say . . ."? I believe it is Seneca.45 In Epistle IX, "On Philosophy and Friendship," Seneca takes issue with Epicurus:...
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The Embodiment of Reason: Kant on Spirit, Generation, and Community

Susan Meld Shell - 1996 - 483 páginas
...feeling96 and "not to shun sick rooms" to avoid painful feelings one may not be able to resist.97 Thus it was a sublime way of thinking that the Stoic ascribed to a wise man who sought a friend not to receive help but to give it, and when the help was unavailing,...
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Making a Necessity of Virtue: Aristotle and Kant on Virtue

Nancy Sherman, University Professor and Professor of Philosophy Nancy Sherman, Sherman Nancy - 1997 - 387 páginas
...about cultivating sympathy: The Stoic showed a noble cast of mind when he had his Sage say: I want a friend, not that he might help me in poverty, sickness,...but rather that I might stand by him and rescue a man. But the same Sage, when he could not save his friend, said to himself: what is it to me? In other...
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Feminist Interpretations of Immanuel Kant

Robin May Schott - 1997 - 423 páginas
...the line quoted above, in which Kant says it is a duty to sympathize actively in the fate of others. It was a sublime way of thinking that the Stoic ascribed to his wise man when he had him say, "1 wish for a friend, not that he might help me in poverty, sickness, imprisonment, etc., but rather...
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Practical Philosophy

Immanuel Kant - 1999 - 668 páginas
...spreads naturally among human beings living near one another. There is obligation only to the first. It was a sublime way of thinking that the Stoic ascribed to his wise men when he had him say "I wish for a friend, not that he might help me in poverty, sickness, imprisonment,...
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Radical Virtues: Moral Wisdom and the Ethics of Contemporary Life

Richard John White - 2008 - 201 páginas
...passage, Kant appears to reject compassion as pointless if there is nothing practical that can be done: "It was a sublime way of thinking that the Stoic ascribed...but rather that I might stand by him and rescue a man.' But the same wise man, when he could not rescue his friend, said to himself, 'What is that to...
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