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Stoicism : a very short introduction

Author: Brad Inwood
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: Very short introductions, 570.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Stoicism is two things: a long past philosophical school of ancient Greece and Rome, and an enduring philosophical movement that still inspires people in the twenty-first century to re-think and re-organize their lives in order to achieve personal satisfaction. Brad Inwood presents the long history that connects these."--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brad Inwood
ISBN: 0198786662 9780198786665
OCLC Number: 1013515828
Description: 118 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: Ancient stoicism and modern life --
Reading Stoics today: Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius, and even Seneca --
The origins of the school: Stoicism and Plato --
Physics --
Ethics --
Logic --
Stoicism, then and now.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 570.
Responsibility: Brad Inwood.

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