Epictetus’ Handbook and the Tablet of Cebes: Guides to by Keith Seddon

By Keith Seddon

This new translation presents works, one by means of Epictetus and the opposite through Cebes, old Greek philosophers of the Imperial interval, in new translations of clear, user-friendly English.

In this book, readers will methods to maintain emotional concord and a ‘good move of lifestyles’ no matter what fortune could carry in shop for them.

This sleek English translation of the total Handbook is supported by means of and includes:

* the 1st thorough statement in view that that of Simplicius, 1500 years ago
* an in depth introduction
* wide glossary
* index of key terms
* chapter-by-chapter dialogue of themes
* important tables that make clear Stoic moral doctrines as a look.

Accompanying the Handbook is the Tablet of Cebes, a curious and interesting textual content. In entire distinction, but complementing the Handbook’s extra traditional philosophical presentation, the pill indicates growth to philosophical knowledge as a trip via a panorama inhabited through personifications of happiness, fortune, the virtues and vices.

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