A Versatile Gentleman

A Versatile Gentleman

Consistency in Plutarch's Writing
Edited by Jan Opsomer, Geert Roskam, Geert Titchener

Geert Roskam

Geert Roskam is Professor of Greek language and literature at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.



Plutarch's "Maxime cum principibus philosopho esse disserendum"
An Interpretation with Commentary
Geert Roskam
In this short political work, Plutarch demonstrates that the philosopher should especially associate with powerful rulers in order to exert the greatest positive influence on his society and at the same time maximize his personal pleasure.



A Commentary on Plutarch's "De latenter vivendo"
Geert Roskam
In this book, Plutarch's anti-Epicurean polemic is understood against the background of the previous philosophical tradition.



On the Path to Virtue
The Stoic Doctrine of Moral Progress and Its Reception in (Middle-) Platonism
Geert Roskam





Contributions:

Virtues for the People
Aspects of Plutarchan Ethics