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Discourses by Epictetus

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In this compilation of Books 3 and 4 of Epictetus' Discourses - the second of a two-volume set - the philosopher discusses the quest for freedom, the nature of solitude, cynicism, fear, discretion, the avoidance of quarrels, and other subjects of enduring interest and concern.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780486434438
ISBN-10: 0486434435
Format: Paperback
(213mm x 137mm x 7mm)
Pages: 119
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 27-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Discourses, Fragments, Handbook by 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.

Discourses and Selected Writings by Epictetus Discourses and Selected Writings, Paperback (August 2008)

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.

Discourses of Epictetus - Books 1-4 by Epictetus Discourses of Epictetus - Books 1-4, Hardback (March 2008)

Epictetus, 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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