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Epictetus : A Stoic and Socratic Guide to Life
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The philosophy of Epictetus, a freed slave in the Roman Empire, has been profoundly influential on Western thought: it offers not only stimulating ideas but practical guidance in living one's life. A. A. Long, a leading scholar of later ancient philosophy, gives the definitive presentation of the thought of Epictetus for a broad readership. Long's fresh and vivid translations of a selection of the best of Epictetus' discourses show that his ideas are as valuable and striking today as they were amost two thousand years ago.
This is a book for anyone interested in what we can learn from ancient philosophy about how to live our lives.

This item is Non-Returnable

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  • ISBN-13: 9780199268856
  • ISBN-10: 0199268851
  • Publisher: Clarendon Press
  • Publish Date: March 2004
  • Dimensions: 8.48 x 5.54 x 0.68 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.85 pounds
  • Page Count: 328

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