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On the good life; [selected writings of] Cicero,

Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero; Michael Grant
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1971.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In essays that are articulate, meditative and inspirational, Cicero presents his views on the significance of friendship and duty to state and family, and outlines a clear system of practical ethics that is both simple and universal.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Translations
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Marcus Tullius Cicero; Marcus Tullius Cicero
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus Tullius Cicero; Michael Grant
ISBN: 0140442448 9780140442441
OCLC Number: 214105
Description: 382 pages genealogical tables, maps 19 cm
Contents: Discussions at Tusculum (V) --
On duties (II) --
Laelius : on friendship --
On the orator (I) --
Dream of Scipio.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: translated with an introduction by Michael Grant.
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This volume brings together Cicero's tentative and undogmatic reflections on the good life, in which he discusses duty, friendship, the training of a statesman, and the importance of moral integrity  Read more...

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