Books 3 & 4
By (author) Epictetus
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Discourses by Epictetus
Book DescriptionIn 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 DetailsISBN: 9780486434438
(213mm x 137mm x 7mm)
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 27-Aug-2004
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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