Epictetus on Plato

Philosophical Inquiry 32 (1-2):21-42 (2010)
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The paper focuses on the rivalry between philosophical excellence and Olympic prestige. Plato has philosophers quarrel not only with poets but also with Olympic victors. Epictetus will follow suit. Not sharing Plato's notion of philosophical excellence, Epictetus' Stoic sage rivals not only the Olympic athletes but classical philosophy itself.
Keywords Ancient Philosophy  Contemporary Philosophy
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DOI 10.5840/philinquiry2010321/213
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