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|July 30, 1969

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"It is philosophy that has the duty of protecting us...without it no one can lead a life free of fear or worry." For several years of his turbulent life, Seneca was the guiding hand of the Roman Empire. His inspired reasoning derived mainly from the Stoic…
Letters from a Stoic: The Ancient Classic

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Great Ideas On The Shortness Of Life
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|February 1, 2005

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Timeless advice on the art of living well, from the celebrated Penguin Great Ideas series The writings of the ancient Roman philosopher Seneca offer powerful insights into stoicism, morality and the importance of reason, and continue to provide profound guidance…

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Timeless wisdom on controlling anger in personal life and politics from the Roman Stoic philosopher and statesman Seneca In his essay "On Anger" ( De Ira ), the Roman Stoic thinker Seneca (c. 4 BC-65 AD) argues that anger is the most destructive passion: "No…
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|February 27, 2018

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Timeless wisdom on death and dying from the celebrated Stoic philosopher Seneca "It takes an entire lifetime to learn how to die," wrote the Roman Stoic philosopher Seneca (c. 4 BC-65 AD). He counseled readers to "study death always," and took his own advice,…
Stoic Philosophy Of Seneca Essays And Letters
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|January 6, 1981

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The philosophy of Seneca has extended in influence from first-centuryRome to the essays of Montaigne, to Elizabethan tragedy, to thetheology of Calvin and the doctrines of the French Revolution. In The Stoic Philosophy of Seneca , representative…
Dialogues and Essays
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|December 9, 2008

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'No man is crushed by misfortune unless he has first been deceived by prosperity.' In these dialogues and essays the Stoic philosopher Seneca outlines his thoughts on how to live in a troubled world. Tutor to the young emperor Nero, Seneca wrote exercises in…
When The Sky Goes Dark
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|October 28, 2019

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Seneca Ad Lucilium Epistulae Morales - Scholar's Choice Edition

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will…
Declamations, Volume II: Controversiae, Books 7-10.  Suasoriae. Fragments: Controversiae, Books 7…

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Roman secondary education aimed principally at training future lawyers and politicians. Under the late Republic and the Empire, the main instrument was an import from Greece: declamation, the making of practice speeches on imaginary subjects. There were two types…
Letters On Ethics: To Lucilius
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|November 6, 2017

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The Roman statesman and philosopher Seneca (4 BCE–65 CE) recorded his moral philosophy and reflections on life as a highly original kind of correspondence. Letters on Ethics includes vivid descriptions of town and country life in Nero’s Italy,…
On the Shortness of Life
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|March 30, 2018

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The Stoic philosopher Seneca offers piercing and profound insights into human nature and a vision of the good life, so that one may say with him “Life is long, if you know how to live it.” Seneca (5 BC to AD 65) was born in Cordoba and raised in Rome,…
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