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  1. Morality Versus Utility in Cicero's De Officiis.Elena Urbancova - 2009 - Filozofia 64 (6):527-534.
    One of the central problems of Cicero’s De officiis is honestum and its relation to utile. In Cicero’s book III of De Officiis it gains an expressive form of the question: Are these concepts principally equal, or antinomic? Cicero holds that the conflict between them is only artificial. Humanitas always has to be the priority; acting against it destroys social chains as well as the morality.
     
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    Imago Sui V senecových listoch luciliovi.Elena Urbancová - 2010 - Filozofia 65 (3).
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  3. Imago Sui in Seneca's Letters to Lucilius.Elena Urbancova - 2010 - Filozofia 65 (3):249-256.
    The aim of the paper is to examine Seneca’s self-portrait as depicted in his Letters to Lucilius. The first part deals with the place this collection of letters occupies in the context of ancient epistolary literature. It shows how it contributed to the introspective character of ancient philosophical prose. Introspection as a method of self-knowledge and self-creation is analyzed in the second part. The resulting vision of the identity of the author of Letters is neither unified, nor consistent: Seneca is (...)
     
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