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The stoic philosophy of Seneca; essays and letters of Seneca.

Author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca; Moses Hadas
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1958.
Series: Doubleday anchor books, A148.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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The present volume offers an introduction to Seneca and a fresh translation of selected essays which possess continuing relevance for the ethical problems of the individual.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lucius Annaeus Seneca; Moses Hadas
OCLC Number: 1077455
Description: viii, 261 pages 18 cm.
Contents: On providence : why any misfortunes befall good men when a providence exists --
On the shortness of life --
On tranquillity of mind --
Consolation to Helvia --
On clemency --
Letters. Friendship ; Moderation ; Crowds ; Old age ; Holidays ; Travel ; Maxims ; God in man ; Slaves ; How many "causes"? ; Suicide ; The sole good ; Scipio's villa ; The subjects of philosophy ; Philosophy and progress ; The happy life ; Immortality ; Reason and the true good.
Series Title: Doubleday anchor books, A148.
Responsibility: Translated and with an introd. by Moses Hadas.

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The present volume offers an introduction to Seneca and a fresh translation of selected essays which possess continuing relevance for the ethical problems of the individual.

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