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  1. Brian Earl Johnson (2012). Ethical Roles in Epictetus. Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy 16 (2):287-316.
    Epictetus holds that agents can determine what is appropriate relative to their roles in life. There has been only piecemeal work on this subject. Moreover, current scholarship on Epictetus’s role theory often employs Cicero’s narrow and highly schematic role theory as a template for reconstructing Epictetus’s theory. I argue against that approach and show that Epictetus’s theory is more open-ended and is best presented as a set of criteria that agents must reflect upon in order to discover their many roles: (...)
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  2. Brian Earl Johnson (2012). Socrates, Heracles and the Deflation of Roles in Epictetus. Ancient Philosophy 32 (1):125-145.
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  3. Brian Earl Johnson (2008). Aristotelian Philosophy. International Philosophical Quarterly 48 (4):559-563.
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  4. Brian Earl Johnson (2008). Reading Seneca: Stoic Philosophy at Rome. International Philosophical Quarterly 48 (1):114-116.
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