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The works of Epictetus

Epictetus

The works of Epictetus

consisting of his Discourses, in four books, the Enchiridion, and fragments

by Epictetus

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Published by Little, Brown and Co. in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index

Other titlesDiscourses, Enchiridion
Statementtranslated from the Greek by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
ContributionsHigginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 288 p. ;
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14425939M

Epictetus, one of your own daughters. Simplicius says (Comment., c. 46, p. , ed. Schweigh.) that Epictetus lived alone a long time. At last he took a woman into his house as a nurse for a child, which one of Epictetus' friends was going to expose on account of his poverty, but Epictetus took the child and brought it Size: 90KB.   He is the translator and editor of Epictetus's Discourses and Selected Writings for Penguin Classics, as well as an author of articles on Virgil, Plato, and Pythagoras. He works as a book editor in Northern California.5/5(1).

From the Introduction: "Stoic philosophy, of which Epictetus (c. a.d. 50–) is a representative, began as a recognizable movement around b.c. Its founder was Zeno of Cytium (not to be confused with Zeno of Elea, who discovered the famous paradoxes). He was born in Cyprus about b.c., but all of his philosophical activity took place in Athens. The works of Epictetus have not only influenced past philosophers, but also people like James Bond Stockdale, a United States Navy vice admiral and aviator, taken a prisoner-of-war during the Vietnam War. He credits Epictetus with helping him to endure his more than seven years of captivity and torture.

First edition of the first complete translation into English of the works of Epictetus, one of the earliest major works of Greek scholarship by a woman. Born as a slave at Hieropolis in Phrygia in 55 A.D., Epictetus became the most eminent teacher of Stoicism during the period of . It was in exile that Epictetus' disciple Arrian took down his Discourses. As we have no actual writings of Epictetus, Arrian's notes are the only remnants of his philosophy. This edition includes the Discourses, and two minor works, the Fragments, and the Manual, also known as the EnchiridionJ.B. Hare, June 13th,


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by P. Matheson (HTML with commentary at ). The Discourses of Epictetus (Greek: Ἐπικτήτου διατριβαί, Epiktētou diatribai) are a series of informal lectures by the Stoic philosopher Epictetus written down by his pupil Arrian around AD.

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This comprehensive eBook presents Epictetus’ complete extant works, with illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material.

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3 works of Epictetus Greek sage and Stoic philosopher () This ebook presents a collection of 3 works of Epictetus. A dynamic table of contents allows you to jump directly to the work selected. Table of Contents: A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus With the Encheiridion The Golden Sayings of Epictetus The Teaching of EpictetusBrand: The Perfect Library.

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The Discourses of Epictetus are a series of extracts of the teachings of the Stoic philosopher Epictetus written down by Arrian c. There were originally eight books, but only four now remain in their entirety, along with a few fragments of the others.

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