Ideas from '64: Gryllus - on Rationality in Animals' by Plutarch [85], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Selected Essays and Dialogues' by Plutarch (ed/tr Russell,Donald) [OUP 1993,0-19-283094-5]].

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22. Metaethics / A. Ethical Ends / 6. Pleasure / e. Role of pleasure
Animals don't value pleasure, as they cease sexual intercourse after impregnation
22. Metaethics / B. Basis of Ethics / 3. Morality as Convention
Being manly and brave is the result of convention, not of human nature
24. Applied Ethics / B. Moral Rights / 2. Sexual Morality
Animals have not been led into homosexuality, because they value pleasure very little