By Teun Tieleman

The "On Affections" via the Stoic thinker Chrysippus (c.280-205BCE) contained the vintage exposition of the Stoic concept of the feelings. This publication presents a clean dialogue of the extant facts, i.e. the fragments and tales preserved by means of later resources. It goals to set up the precise volume of accessible proof and to rearrange the fragmentary fabric which will see how a ways the unique treatise may be reconstructed. The fragments are interpreted either of their literary context and within the mild of Stoic doctrines recognized from different resources. Given its contextual technique, this research comprises wide dialogue of the tools of resources akin to Galen, Posidonius and Cicero. furthermore, the clinical backdrop to Chrysippus' concept gets significant recognition.

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3 T h e universality of Galen's interests and c o m p e t e n c e is well known. In practical terms, it means that we have to take account of a variety of literary a n d intellectual traditions as possible influences on his work. In the following section I shall explore several of them in the h o p e of d o i n g justice to those viewpoints that seem relevant to his treatment of the Stoics. I shall first set Galen's subject-matter in its historical context, starting from the way he himself has defined and o r d e r e d the questions he tackles (§ 2).

Ap. Gal. , 154 ff. D i o d e s Magnes ap. L. 50 (SVF II 55). In the long passage cited at PHPÌ. 10-15 (SVF II 885) Chrysippus in fact draws on t h e Placita tradition, see Mansfeld (1990b) 3168 ff. , Giusta (1986) 149-70, but t h e issue n e e d s f u r t h e r study. 24 Cf. Propr. Plac. 1 N u t t o n , w h e r e Galen a p p e a r s to b e looking back to t h e PHP in particular. Similarly Atticus, a Platonist a n d c o n t e m p o r a r y of Galen, ap. Eus. 10-11 (= Fr. 51-64); ps. Alex. Mantissa p .

465). 20-34): • Proof-texts f r o m Ther. : (a) inconsistency vis-à-vis On Aff. bk. 34-52). 11). • Proof-texts f r o m Ther. 471, first text). 3. Various points repeated (ch. 1-17) (diaeresis of views, beauty a n d ugliness of the soul, e m o t i o n as o p p o s e d to purely cognitive e r r o r ) 4. Evidence provided by children; implications for education (ch. 1-40; 1-29 = Posid. ). — children (and animals) display anger and desire (1-8) — origin of vice in children u n a c c o u n t a b l e on monist view (9-21) — Posidonian physiognomies (22-29) — P.

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