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Author Seddon, Keith

Title Epictetus' Handbook and the Tablet of Cebes : Guides to Stoic Living
Published Hoboken : Taylor & Francis Ltd., 2005


Description 1 online resource (297 pages)
Contents Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction of Epictetus; The handbook of epictetus; Introduction to the tablet of cebes; The tablet of cebes; Appendix 1: The story of Er; Appendix 2: Tables, plans, and drawing; Appendix 3: A page from the author's Stoic notebook; Glossary A: Epictetus; Glossary B: The tablet of Cebes; Bibliography; Index of key terms in the Handbook of Epictetus; Index
Summary This new translation of two works, one by Epictetus and the other by Cebes, two ancient Greek philosophers of the Imperial period, are presented in new translations of clear, straightforward English. In this book, readers will learn how to sustain emotional harmony and a 'good flow of life' whatever fortune may hold in store for them. This modern English translation of the complete "Handbook" is supported by and includes: - the first thorough commentary since that of Simplicius, 1500 years ago - a detailed introduction - extensive glossary - index of key terms - chapter-by-chapter discussion of
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Subject Epictetus
Epictetus. -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Kebētos Thēbaiou pinax
Conduct of life.
ethics (philosophical concept)
Conduct of life
Genre/Form handbooks.
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks and manuals.
Guides et manuels.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780203357002