Epictetus: A Stoic and Socratic Guide to Life

Oxford University Press (2002)
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. A. A. Long, a leading scholar of later ancient philosophy, gives the definitive presentation of the thought of Epictetus for a broad readership. Long's fresh and vivid translations of a selection of the best of Epictetus' discourses show that his ideas are as valuable and striking today as they were amost two thousand years ago. This is a book for anyone interested in what we can learn from ancient philosophy about how to live our lives.
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Call number B563.L66 2002
ISBN(s) 0199245568   0199268851   9780199268856  
DOI 10.1093/mind/112.446.363
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