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  • The word sophrosune is the salvation (soteria) of that wisdom (phronesis) which we were just now considering.

    The CRATYLUS

  • The word sophrosune is the salvation (soteria) of that wisdom (phronesis) which we were just now considering.

    Cratylus

  • The Hellene has a quality that we call "sophrosune".

    Captain Corelli's Mandolin

  • [24] Or, "true and honest"; "any woman worthy of the name." {sophroni} = with the {sophrosune} of womanhood; possibly transl. "discreet and sober-minded."

    The Economist

  • (sophrosune) in the Charmides end in an impasse partly owing to the difficulty of specifying the subject of the knowledge that is the essence of this virtue.

    Plato's Shorter Ethical Works

  • 503 Or, “but as prior to those excellences must be engrafted in them sophrosune (the virtues of temperance and sanity of soul).”

    Memorabilia

  • “any woman worthy of the name.” sophroni = with the sophrosune of womanhood; possibly transl. “discreet and sober-minded.”

    Oeconomicus

  • Phronesis is only phoras kai rou noesis, or perhaps phoras onesis, and in any case is connected with pheresthai; gnome is gones skepsis kai nomesis; noesis is neou or gignomenon esis; the word neos implies that creation is always going on -- the original form was neoesis; sophrosune is soteria phroneseos; episteme is e epomene tois pragmasin -- the faculty which keeps close, neither anticipating nor lagging behind; sunesis is equivalent to sunienai, sumporeuesthai ten psuche, and is a kind of conclusion -- sullogismos tis, akin therefore in idea to episteme; sophia is very difficult, and has a foreign look -- the meaning is, touching the motion or stream of things, and may be illustrated by the poetical esuthe and the Lacedaemonian proper name

    Cratylus

  • (This is why we call temperance (sophrosune) by this name; we imply that it preserves one’s practical wisdom (sozousa tan phronsin).

    The Nicomachean Ethics

  • (This is why we call temperance (sophrosune) by this name; we imply that it preserves one's practical wisdom (sozousa tan phronsin).

    The NICOMACHEAN ETHICS

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