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Marcus Aurelius : a guide for the perplexed

Author: William O Stephens
Publisher: New York : Continuum International Pub. Group, ©2012.
Series: Guides for the perplexed.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an introduction to the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus. This title presents an exploration of the life and philosophical reflections of this complex Stoic philosopher and Roman  Read more...

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Stephens, William O., 1962-
Marcus Aurelius.
New York : Continuum International Pub. Group, ©2012
(DLC) 2011017882
Named Person: Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome; Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome; Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William O Stephens
ISBN: 9781441146465 1441146466
OCLC Number: 846952778
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 191 pages :) : illustrations, map, genealogical table.
Contents: 1. The Man, the Emperor, the Thinker; 2. The Influence of Heraclitus and Epictetus; 3. Wholes and Parts; 4. Time, Transience, and Eternity; 5. Virtues, Vices, and Junk; 6. The Soul of a Stoic; Appendix: Marcus, Maximus, and Stoicism in Gladiator (2000); Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Guides for the perplexed.
Responsibility: William O. Stephens.

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