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Essays

Author: Plutarchus.; Robin Waterfield; I G Kidd
Publisher: London : Penguin Books ; New York : Penguin Books USA, 1992.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Plutarch wrote a large number of essays on ethical, scientific, philosophical, ephemeral, historical and literary topics. Even when dealing with technical subjects, the essays reflect the author's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations into English
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Plutarchus.; Robin Waterfield; I G Kidd
ISBN: 0140445641 9780140445640
OCLC Number: 438973929
Description: 430 str. ; 20 cm.
Contents: On listening --
How to distinguish a flatterer from a friend --
On being aware of moral progress --
Whether military or intellectual exploits have brought Athens more fame --
On the avoidance of anger --
On contentment --
On God's slowness to punish --
On Socrates' personal deity --
In consolation to his wife --
On the use of reason by "irrational" animals.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Moralia.
Responsibility: Plutarch ; translated by Robin Waterfield ; introduced and annotated by Ian Kidd.

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