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Author Seddon, Keith.

Title Epictetus' Handbook and the Tablet of Cebes : Guides to Stoic Living
Published Hoboken : Taylor & Francis Ltd., 2005
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Description 1 online resource (297 pages)
Contents Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction of Epictetus; The handbook of epictetus; Introduction to the tablet of cebes; The tablet of cebes; Appendix 1: The story of Er; Appendix 2: Tables, plans, and drawing; Appendix 3: A page from the author's Stoic notebook; Glossary A: Epictetus; Glossary B: The tablet of Cebes; Bibliography; Index of key terms in the Handbook of Epictetus; Index
Summary This new translation of two works, one by Epictetus and the other by Cebes, two ancient Greek philosophers of the Imperial period, are presented in new translations of clear, straightforward English. In this book, readers will learn how to sustain emotional harmony and a 'good flow of life' whatever fortune may hold in store for them. This modern English translation of the complete "Handbook" is supported by and includes: - the first thorough commentary since that of Simplicius, 1500 years ago - a detailed introduction - extensive glossary - index of key terms - chapter-by-chapter discussion of
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Subject Conduct of life.
Epictetus. -- Manual
Kebētos Thēbaiou pinax
Conduct of life.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203357000