Category Archives: Ancient Integrity

Plato famously makes psychological unity the keystone of his account of justice in the Republic. Aristotle follows by granting his phronimos unqualified consistency between practical appreciation of right and wrong, and the affects supporting and surrounding action and practical judgement. These accounts make integrity almost synonymous with virtue itself. But they require for their plausibility a detailed moral psychology. Read more »

Stoics: Portraits of Integrity

Christopher Gill’s introduction to our Portraits of Integrity meeting on the Stoics is now available. Readings Christopher Gill, ‘Stoics on Integrity‘. The text of a lecture given at York University in 2014 which discusses these Stoic ideas and consider how … Continue reading

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The Stoics on Integrity

Aim: to bring out the distinctive (and strong) features of Stoic ethics for analysing integrity; to explore the question how far this is an account we can not only learn from but would want to adopt today; to consider the … Continue reading

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Integrity in Academia

In defence of integrity in thinking as a vital moral value and public good: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-C3C2Ti5m1o (to skip the introduction, start at about 9.30) Enjoy!

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Plato: Portraits of Integrity

Amber Carpenter’s introduction to our Portraits of Integrity meeting on Plato.   Readings Plato, Apology Plato, Gorgias (Polus):  464b-481b [pg numbers in right margin in square brackets] Plato, Gorgias (Callicles): 481b-523a [pg numbers in right margin in square brackets] Plato, … Continue reading

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Portraits of Integrity, Plato. Location, readings and resources

We meet on Friday to discuss readings from Plato chosen by Amber Carpenter. All the readings are available along with an introduction to the main questions and themes, here. For those who are joining us in Newcastle, details of location … Continue reading

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First integrity project working group

Thanks to everyone who came to the first meeting of the integrity project working group in Newcastle yesterday. You can see what we got up to here (details coming soon). The next meeting will be on Friday March 28th. Led … Continue reading

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