Title: A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus With the Encheiridion the commentator on the Encheiridion, or Manual, who says that Epictetus was weak in. : The Handbook (The Encheiridion) (Hackett Classics) ( ) by Epictetus and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible. From the Introduction: “Stoic philosophy, of which Epictetus (c. a.d. ) is a Hackett Publishing, – Philosophy – 35 pages Handbook of Epictetus.

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Please enter the message. In spite of this lack of explicit acquaintance with Stoic philosophers and their works, however, most students will recognize in Epictetus various ideas that are familiar through their effects on other thinkers, notably Spinoza, in our intellectual tradition.

Search Handbopk Find items in libraries near you. More like this User lists Similar Items. The works of the earlier Stoics survive only in fragmentary quotations from other authors, but from the Renaissance until well into the nineteenth century, Stoic ethical thought was one of the most important ancient influences on European ethics, particularly because of the descriptions of it by Cicero, through surviving works hackettt the Stoics Seneca, Marcus Aurelius, and also Epictetus–and also because of the effect that it had had in antiquity, and continued to hackeht into the nineteenth century, on Christian ethical views.

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User Review – Flag as inappropriate I read this edition four years ago in a philosophy class and carried it around in my purse up until about a month ago, when I finally lost it somewhere. Ahckett Forgot your password? Selected pages Title Page. For more than years Stoicism was one of the most influential and fruitful philosophical movements in the Graeco-Roman world.

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