By Keith Seddon
This new translation presents works, one via Epictetus and the opposite by means of Cebes, old Greek philosophers of the Imperial interval, in new translations of clear, basic English.
In this book, readers will the way to maintain emotional concord and a ‘good stream of existence’ no matter what fortune could carry in shop for them.
This smooth English translation of the total Handbook is supported by means of and includes:
* the 1st thorough remark on the grounds that that of Simplicius, 1500 years ago
* an in depth introduction
* huge glossary
* index of key terms
* chapter-by-chapter dialogue of themes
* priceless tables that make clear Stoic moral doctrines as a look.
Accompanying the Handbook is the Tablet of Cebes, a curious and fascinating textual content. In whole distinction, but complementing the Handbook’s extra traditional philosophical presentation, the capsule indicates growth to philosophical knowledge as a trip via a panorama inhabited by way of personifications of happiness, fortune, the virtues and vices.
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Epictetus’ Handbook and the Tablet of Cebes: Guides to Stoic Living by Keith Seddon