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The philosophy of Epictetus

Author: Σκαλτσάς, Θεόδωρος. ; ; T Scaltsas; Andrew S Mason
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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"The Stoic philosopher Epictetus has been one of the most influential of ancient thinkers, both in antiquity itself and in modern times. Theodore Scaltsas and Andrew S. Mason present ten specially written papers which discuss Epictetus' thought on a wide range of subjects, including ethics, logic, theology, and psychology; explore his relations to his predecessors (including his two philosophical heroes, Socrates  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Philosophy of Epictetus.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)654402846
Named Person: Epictetus.; Epictetus.; Epictetus.; Epictetus; Epiktetos
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Σκαλτσάς, Θεόδωρος. ; ; T Scaltsas; Andrew S Mason
ISBN: 9780199233076 0199233071
OCLC Number: 156845788
Description: 181 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The relevance of moral theory to moral improvement in Epictetus / John M. Cooper --
Epictetus and logic / Paolo Crivelli --
Epictetus and Stoic theology / Keimpe Algra --
The philosopher as God's messenger / Katerina Ierodiakonou --
Epictetus on cynicism / Malcolm Schofield --
Epictetus on proairesis and self / Richard Sorabji --
Death is a bugbear : Socratic 'epode' and Epictetus' philosophy of the self / Michael Erler --
Epictetus on freedom : parallels between Epictetus and Wittgenstein / Myrto Dragona-Monachou --
Epictetus on moral perspectives / Julia Annas --
A notion of a person in Epictetus / Michael Frede.
Responsibility: edited by Thedore Scaltsas and Andrew S. Mason.
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The Stoic philosopher Epictetus has always been one of the most influential of ancient thinkers. Ten specially written papers discuss his thought on a wide range of subjects, including ethics, logic,  Read more...

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offers a great deal of interesting and important work on a significant figure in ancient philosophy. Brad Inwood, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews

 
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