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  1. Rene Brouwer (2002). Sagehood and the Stoics. Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 23:181-224.
     
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  2. René Brouwer (2007). The Early Stoic Doctrine of the Change to Wisdom. Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 33:285-315.
     
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    René Brouwer (2008). On the Ancient Background of Grotius's Notion of Natural Law. Grotiana 29 (1):1-24.
    Grotius's notion of natural law is, as he himself makes clear, founded upon two demands of nature, which are to be connected with what is now known as the Stoic doctrine of appropriation. However, Grotius's understanding of the notion of natural law as a set of rules is not Stoic, but rather goes back to an interpretation that can be ascribed to Antiochus of Ascalon. By moving away from the Stoics Grotius could not only easily accommodate the Aristotelian doctrine of (...)
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    René Brouwer (2007). Roskam (G.) On the Path to Virtue. The Stoic Doctrine of Moral Progress and its Reception in (Middle-)Platonism. (Ancient and Medieval Philosophy, Series 1, 33.) Pp. Viii + 507. Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2005. Cased, ???60. ISBN: 978-90-5867-476-. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 57 (01):73-.
  5. René Brouwer (2013). The Stoic Sage: The Early Stoics on Wisdom, Sagehood and Socrates. Cambridge University Press.
    After Plato and Aristotle, the Stoics, from the third century BCE onwards, developed the third great classical conception of wisdom. This book offers a reconstruction of this pivotal notion in Stoicism, starting out from the two extant Stoic definitions, 'knowledge of human and divine matters' and 'fitting expertise'. It focuses not only on the question of what they understood by wisdom, but also on how wisdom can be achieved, how difficult it is to become a sage, and how this difficulty (...)
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