Handbook of Epictetus
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Published by Hackett Publishing Company .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ancient Western philosophy to c 500,
  • Philosophy,
  • Literature: Folklore/Mythology,
  • General

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesHpc Classic Series
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8351637M
ISBN 100872200493
ISBN 109780872200494

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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).Cited by: 8. with Epictetus," [Greek: Homiliai Epichtaeton], in twelve books. Upton thinks that this work is only another name for the Discourses, and that Photius has made the mistake of taking the Conversations to be a different work from the Discourses. Yet Photius has enumerated eight books of the Discourses and twelve books of the Size: 90KB. The Enchiridion (Greek for Handbook) of Epictetus is a favourite text of the Stoic school of philosophy. Compiled by Arrian, a former pupil around the time of Epictetus' death in AD, this enduring text is a compilation of lecture notes based on Epictetus' lessons. It has long been considered an excellent manual of practical : $   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 : Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.

THE HANDBOOK OF EPICTETUS ch. 1 I There are two classes of things: those that are under our control and those that are not. Under our control are opinion, choice, desire, aversion and, in a word, everything that is our own doing; not under our control are our body, our possessions, our. In short, Enchiridion is a concentrated collection of Epictetus’s wisest teachings and contains all the fundamentals of his philosophy. It is a guiding text and required reading for students of Stoic philosophy. The book focuses on the foundational Stoic principles, particularly that of not being concerned with what is out of your control. Enchiridion of Epictetus (Handbook) Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for Enchiridion of Epictetus (Handbook) is a great resource to . ascribed to Epictetus. A letter that Arrian wrote to Lucius Gellius, briefly describing the Discourses of Epictetus is appended at the end of this preface. T r a n sla tio n The last four books of the Discourses have been lost and have never been found. The four remaining books and the Encheiridion were translated from Greek intoFile Size: 2MB.

This study guide for Epictetus's Handbook of Epictetus (Enchiridion) offers summary and analysis on themes, symbols, and other literary devices found in the text. Explore Course Hero's library of literature materials, including documents and Q&A pairs. handbook of epictetus Download handbook of epictetus or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get handbook of epictetus book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.   Addeddate Identifier HandbookOfEpictetus Identifier-ark ark://t3ws9ng05 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Epictetus is mostly known in and outside of the Stoic community for his Enchiridion, but that is only a summary of his Discourses, of which this book has all 4. If you are non-religious, he can come off slightly preachy, but his religion is more of a pantheistic type/5.