Chapter 27. Courage

  1. Georgios Anagnostopoulos Professor
  1. Charles M. Young Professor

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305661.ch27

A Companion to Aristotle

A Companion to Aristotle

How to Cite

Young, C. M. (2009) Courage, in A Companion to Aristotle (ed G. Anagnostopoulos), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305661.ch27

Editor Information

  1. University of California, San Diego, USA

Author Information

  1. Claremont Graduate University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 30 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122238

Online ISBN: 9781444305661



  • courage and self-control;
  • the object of cheer;
  • danger as object of cheer;
  • safety as object of cheer;
  • success as object of cheer;
  • Horatius at the bridge;
  • acting for the sake of the fine;
  • when is death fine?


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Courage and Self-control

  • The Object of Cheer

  • Danger as the Object of Cheer

  • Safety as the Object of Cheer

  • Success as the Object of Cheer

  • Horatius at the Bridge

  • Acting for the Sake of the Fine

  • When is Death Fine?

  • Note

  • Bibliography