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On moral ends

Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero; Julia Annas
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Series: Cambridge texts in the history of philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This new translation makes one of the most important texts in ancient philosophy freshly available to modern readers. Cicero is increasingly being appreciated as an intelligent and well-educated amateur philosopher, and in this work he presents the major ethical theories of his time in a way designed to get the reader philosophically engaged in the important debates. Raphael Woolf's translation does justice to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Latin prose literature - Translations into English
Early works
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Marcus Tullius Cicero; Marcus Tullius Cicero
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus Tullius Cicero; Julia Annas
ISBN: 0521660610 9780521660617 0521669014 9780521669016
OCLC Number: 47355013
Language Note: Translated from the Latin.
Description: xxxix, 158 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Book I --
Book II --
Book III --
Book IV --
Book V.
Series Title: Cambridge texts in the history of philosophy.
Other Titles: De finibus bonorum et malorum.
Responsibility: Cicero ; edited by Julia Annas ; translated by Raphael Woolf.
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