The ‘good passions’ or ‘good feelings’. The opposite of Passion (pathos), these are the serene and reasonable actions of the soul in the good states. These are feelings that arise from true judgments about the Good (agathon) and the Bad (kakon). They include: Joy (chara), Wish (boulesis), and Caution (eulabeia).
hai eupatheiai (αἱ εὐπαθείαι) [high ew-pa-THAY-eye]
  • Wasson, G., 2012. The Stoic Philospher. [online]

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