Discourses of Epictetus
By (author) Epictetus
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Discourses of Epictetus by Epictetus
Book DescriptionEpictetus, a great philosopher taught the importance of control over one's own mind and will, for true happiness must not depend on things one cannot control. Unlike most philosophers, Epictetus taught not for the select few, but for the many and humble. This edition contains all 4 books.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781595479730
Paperback / softback
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Imprint: NuVision Publications
Publisher: NuVision Publications
Publish Date: 19-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Epictetus
Discourses, Fragments, Handbook, Paperback (February 2014)
This is the only complete modern translation of Epictetus's Discourses, together with the Handbook and fragments. A major work of Stoic practical ethics, the Discourses teach that the basis of happiness is up to us. This accessible new translation is accompanied by a full introduction and thorough notes.
Of Human Freedom, Paperback (August 2010)
A practical guide to moral self-improvement and living a good life. It tackles questions of freedom and imprisonment, stubbornness and fear, family, friendship and love, and leaves an intriguing document of daily life in the classical world.
Discourses and Selected Writings, Paperback (August 2008)» View all books by Epictetus
Epictetus, a Greek stoic and freed slave, ran a thriving philosophy school in Nicropolis in the early second century AD. Together with the "Enchiridion", a manual of his main ideas, this book argues that happiness lies in learning to perceive exactly what is in our power to change and what is not.
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