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Stoicism

Author: Arthur F Holmes; Wheaton College (Ill.); Insight Media (Firm)
Publisher: New York : Distributed by Insight Media, 2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The primary virtue of stoicism is apathia, or emotional detachment achieved through rational control of the passions. This lecture explores the roots, ethics, and philosophies of stoicism. It examines the philosophy of nature, traducianism, animalculism, and the early Greek stoicism of Zeno and Cleanthes. It concludes with a Christian response.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur F Holmes; Wheaton College (Ill.); Insight Media (Firm)
OCLC Number: 62941980
Notes: "5/18/2005"--Opening menu.
Originally released on VHS: Wheaton, Ill. : Wheaton College, 1992.
Performer(s): Dr. Arthur F. Holmes, with a class of students.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 64 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: Dr. Arthur F. Holmes.

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The primary virtue of stoicism is apathia, or emotional detachment achieved through rational control of the passions. This lecture explores the roots, ethics, and philosophies of stoicism. It examines the philosophy of nature, traducianism, animalculism, and the early Greek stoicism of Zeno and Cleanthes. It concludes with a Christian response.

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