Hellenistic Philosophers by A. A. Long
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Hellenistic Philosophers
By A. A. Long

The Hellenistic Philosophers

Volume 2, Greek and Latin Texts with Notes and Bibliography v. 2

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Hellenistic Philosophers by A. A. Long

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This comprehensive sourcebook makes available in the original Latin and Greek the principal extant texts required for the study of the Stoic, Epicurean and sceptical schools of philosophy. The material is organised by schools, and within each school topics are treated thematically. The volume presents the same texts (with some additional passages) as are translated in The Hellenistic Philosophers, Volume 1. The authors provide their own critical apparatus, and also supply detailed notes on the more difficult texts. This volume is equipped with a large annotated bibliography.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521275576
ISBN-10: 0521275571
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 30mm)
Pages: 524
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 12-Oct-1989
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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