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Discourses and Selected Writings (Paperback)

Epictetus

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The Discourses/Fragments/Enchiridion 'I must die. But must I die bawling?' Epictetus, a Greek Stoic and freed slave, ran a thriving philosophy school in Nicopolis in the early second century AD. His animated discussions were celebrated for their rhetorical wizardry and were written down by Arrian, his most famous pupil. The Discourses argue that happiness lies in learning to perceive exactly what is in our power to change and what is not, and in embracing our fate to live in harmony with god and nature. In this personal, practical guide to the ethics of Stoicism and moral self-improvement, Epictetus tackles questions of freedom and imprisonment, illness and fear, family, friendship and love. Translated and Edited with an Introduction by Robert Dobbin

General

Imprint: Penguin Classics
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: August 2008
First published: November 2008
Authors: Epictetus
Dimensions: 196 x 129 x 18mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - B-format
Pages: 276
ISBN-13: 978-0-14-044946-4
Languages: English
Subtitles: Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
Categories: Books > Humanities > Philosophy > Western philosophy > Ancient Western philosophy to c 500 > General
Books > Philosophy > Western philosophy > Ancient Western philosophy to c 500 > General
LSN: 0-14-044946-9
Barcode: 9780140449464

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