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Epictetus : a Stoic and Socratic guide to life

Author: Anthony A Long
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2004.
Series: Oxford Scholarship Online
Edition/Format:   Computer file : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The philosophy of Epictetus, a freed slave in the Roman Empire, has been profoundly influential on Western thought: it offers not only stimulating ideas but practical guidance in living one's life.  Read more...

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Named Person: Epictetus.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony A Long
ISBN: 0199245568 9780199245567
OCLC Number: 177354447
Notes: Digitalisat der Druck-Ausg. Oxford, 2002.
Description: Online-Ressource.
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Epictetus in his Time and Place ; 2. The Discourses ; 3. The Socratic Paradigm ; 4. Philosophy and Pedagogy ; 5. Reading Epictetus ; 6. Natures: Divine, Human, Animal ; 7. From Theology to Ethics ; 8. Autonomy and Integrity ; 9. Appropriate Actions and Feelings ; Epilogue: The afterlife of Epictetus ; Glossary ; Who's Who: Stoics and Others ; Index of passages/general index
Series Title: Oxford Scholarship Online
Responsibility: A.A. Long.

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