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By Keith Seddon

This new translation presents works, one through Epictetus and the opposite by way of Cebes, historical Greek philosophers of the Imperial interval, in new translations of clear, undemanding English.


In this book, readers will how you can maintain emotional concord and a ‘good circulate of lifestyles’ no matter what fortune may well carry in shop for them.



This smooth English translation of the whole Handbook is supported through and includes:



* the 1st thorough remark due to the fact that of Simplicius, 1500 years ago
* an in depth introduction
* wide glossary
* index of key terms
* chapter-by-chapter dialogue of themes
* invaluable tables that make clear Stoic moral doctrines as a look.



Accompanying the Handbook is the Tablet of Cebes, a curious and interesting textual content. In entire distinction, but complementing the Handbook’s extra traditional philosophical presentation, the pill exhibits development to philosophical knowledge as a trip via a panorama inhabited via personifications of happiness, fortune, the virtues and vices.

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