Discourses And Selected Writings

Paperback | November 25, 2008

byRobert EpictetusEditorRobert DobbinIntroduction byRobert Dobbin

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A new translation of the influential teachings of the great Stoic philosopher

DESPITE BEING BORN into slavery, Greco-Roman philosopher Epictetus became one of the most influential thinkers of his time. Discourses and Selected Writings is a transcribed collection of informal lectures given by the philosopher around AD 108. A gateway into the life and mind of a great intellectual, it is also an important example of the usage of Koine or ?common? Greek, an ancestor to Standard Modern Greek.

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A new translation of the influential teachings of the great Stoic philosopherDESPITE BEING BORN into slavery, Greco-Roman philosopher Epictetus became one of the most influential thinkers of his time. Discourses and Selected Writings is a transcribed collection of informal lectures given by the philosopher around AD 108. A gateway into...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 7.77 × 5.11 × 0.72 inPublished:November 25, 2008Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0140449469

ISBN - 13:9780140449464

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18

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Table of Contents

EpictetusIntroduction
Further Reading
Note on the Translation

The Discourses
Fragments
Enchiridion

Glossary of Names
Notes