Title: A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus With the Encheiridion the commentator on the Encheiridion, or Manual, who says that Epictetus was weak in. : The Handbook (The Encheiridion) (Hackett Classics) ( ) by Epictetus and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible. From the Introduction: “Stoic philosophy, of which Epictetus (c. a.d. ) is a Hackett Publishing, – Philosophy – 35 pages Handbook of Epictetus.

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Nowadays an undergraduate or graduate student learning about ancient philosophy in a university course may well hear only about Plato and Aristotle, along perhaps with the presocratics; but in the history of Western thought and education this situation is somewhat atypical, and in most periods a comparable student would have learned as much or more about Stoicism, as well as two other major ancient philosophical movements, Epicureanism and Scepticism.

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The works of the earlier Stoics survive only in fragmentary quotations from other authors, but from the Renaissance until epictetu into the nineteenth century, Stoic ethical thought was one of the most important ancient influences on European ethics, particularly because of the descriptions of it by Cicero, through surviving works by the Stoics Seneca, Marcus Aurelius, and also Epictetus–and also because of the effect that it had had in antiquity, and continued to have into the nineteenth century, on Christian ethical views.


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