The Stoic Life: Emotions, Duties, and Fate

Oxford University Press (2005)
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Tad Brennan
Cornell University
Abstract
Tad Brennan explains how to live the Stoic life--and why we might want to. Stoicism has been one of the main currents of thought in Western civilization for two thousand years: Brennan offers a fascinating guide through the ethical ideas of the original Stoic philosophers, and shows how valuable these ideas remain today, both intellectually and in practice. He writes in a lively informal style which will bring Stoicism to life for readers who are new to ancient philosophy. The Stoic Life will also be of great interest to philosophers and classicists seeking a full understanding of the intellectual legacy of the Stoics.
Keywords Stoics
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Call number B528.B72 2005
ISBN(s) 9780199256266   0199256268   019921705X   9780199217052
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