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Author: Epictetus; Robin Hard; Christopher Gill
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Epictetus's 'Discourses' have been the most widely read and influential of all writings of Stoic philosophy, from antiquity onwards. They set out the core ethical principles of Stoicism in a form designed to help people put them into practice and to use them as a basis for leading a good human life. This text presents a translation of the Discourses, together with the handbook or manual of key themes, and surviving  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Epictetus.; Epictetus.; Epictetus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Epictetus; Robin Hard; Christopher Gill
ISBN: 9780199595181 0199595186
OCLC Number: 875010558
Description: xxxiv, 355 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Responsibility: Epictetus ; translated by Robin Hard ; introduction and notes by Christopher Gill.
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This is the only complete modern translation of Epictetus's Discourses, together with the Handbook and fragments. A major work of Stoic practical ethics, the Discourses teach that the basis of  Read more...

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lively translation ... [Epictetus] remains relevant for anyone who refuses to go with the flow. * Chris Hirst, Independent *

 
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