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The complete works Volume 3 : essays and miscellanies

Author: Plutarch.
Publisher: Middlesex, England : Echo Library, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Collections
Translations
Named Person: Plutarch.; Plutarch.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Plutarch.
ISBN: 1406832243 9781406832242
OCLC Number: 173483731
Description: 533 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Philosophical essays: That it is not possible to live pleasurably according to the doctrine of Epicurus --
That a philosopher ought chiefly to converse with great men --
Sentiments concerning nature, with which philosophers were delighted --
Abstract of a discourse showing that the Stoics speak greater improbabilities than the poets --
Symposiacs --
Common conceptions against the Stoics --
Contradictions of the Stoics --
The eating of flesh --
Concerning fate --
Against Colotes, the disciple and favorite of Epicurus --
Platonic questions. Literary essays: The life and poetry of Homer --
The banquet of the seven wise men --
How a young man ought to hear poems --
Abstract of a comparison between Aristophanes and Menander --
The malice of Herodotus.
Other Titles: Essays and miscellanies
Responsibility: Plutarch.

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