By John Sellars

One of the preferred of the Hellenistic faculties of philosophy in antiquity, Stoicism flourished for a few years and has remained a continuing presence through the background of Western philosophy. Its doctrines appealed to humans from all strata of old society-from the slave Epictetus to the emperor Marcus Aurelius. This ebook offers a lucid, entire creation to this nice philosophical college. It supplies an outline of the heritage of the varsity, covers its philosophy as a procedure, and explores the 3 major branches of Stoic concept. John Sellars comprises old info at the lifestyles and works of the traditional Stoic philosophers and summaries, analyses, and value determinations in their valuable doctrines in common sense, physics, and ethics. He additionally features a attention-grabbing account of the Stoic legacy from later antiquity to the current. the amount features a word list and chronology, which, including its available but authoritative process, makes it definitely the right selection for college kids, students, and normal readers drawn to what Stoicism has intended, either philosophically and traditionally, for western civilization.

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Berkeley, CA: collage of California Press. Index of passages Aetius 1. 7. 33 (= LS forty six A) 88,98 1. 28. four (= LS fifty five J = IG 11-79) a hundred 1. 29. 7 (= IG 11-85) a hundred four. eleven. 1-2 (= LS 39 E = IG II-12) sixty five, seventy five four. 21. 2 (= LS fifty three H = IG II-73) one hundred and five Alexander of Aphrodisias in most sensible. 27,13-16 30 in best. 301. 19-25 (= LS 27 B = IG II-33) eighty three Mixt. 216,14-217,2 (= LS forty eight C) 88 Mixt. 225,3-10 (= IG II-58) ninety Aristotle Metaphysics 7. 7-9 ninety Nicomachean Ethics nine. nine 112 Arius Didymus 5a (= IG II-95) one hundred ten 5b8 (= IG II-95) seventy seven 5b10(= IG II-95) 37 6a (= IG II-95) one hundred twenty five 7g(= IG II-95) 111 eight (= IG II-95) one hundred twenty 11k (= IG II-95) forty four Augustine De Civitate Dei nine. four. 2 sixty six Aulus Gellius 1. 2. 6 26 7. 2. eleven (= LS sixty two D = IG II-89) 35 19. 1. 1-21 (part = LS sixty five Y) sixty five Calcidius in Tim. one hundred forty four (= LS fifty four U) one zero one in Tim. 293 (= LS forty four E) 87 Cicero Acad. 1. 24-9 86 Acad. 1. 36-7 111 Acad. 1. 39 (= LS forty five A = IG II-29) eighty two, 87, a hundred and fifteen Acad. 2. 19 seventy three Acad. 2. seventy seven (= LS forty D = IG III-10) 71-2 Acad. 2. 137 132 Acad. 2. a hundred forty five (= LS forty-one A = IG II-6) seventy one Div. 2. 34 103 fats. 28-30 (= LS fifty five S = IG II-84) 103 fats. 30 (= LS fifty five S = IG II-84) 104 Pin. three. 10 113 Fin. three. sixteen (=IG II-102) 107 Fin. three. 20 (= LS fifty nine D = IG II-102) a hundred and twenty, 128 Fin. three. 21 (= LS fifty nine D = IG II-102) 109 Fin. three. 31 (= LS sixty four A = IG II-102) 128 Fin. three. 33 (= LS 60 D = IG II-102) 77-8 Fin. three. forty-one 113 Fin. three. forty four 112 Fin. three. 45-8 112 Fin. three. sixty two (= LS fifty seven F = IG II-103) 131 Fin. three. sixty three (= LS fifty seven F = IG II-103) 131 Fin. three. seventy four fifty three Fin. three. seventy five 36 ND 1. forty-one sixty four ND 2. 21 (= IG II-23) ninety three ND 2. 22 (= LS fifty four G = IG II-23) ninety four ND 2. 35 (= IG II-23) 126 ND three. 35 87 Parad. 2 39 Parad. 35 37 professional Murena sixty two 39 Tusc. 1. seventy nine nine Tusc. three. 1-21 34 Tusc. three. 6 35 Tusc. three. 10-21 36 Tusc. three. 10 37 Tusc. four. 14 117 Cleanthes Hymn (= LS fifty four I = IG II-21) 7, 91-2 Clement of Alexandria Stromata four. 26 132 Cleomedes Cael. 1. 1 ninety six Cael. 1. 1. 43-54 (= LS forty nine G) ninety seven Cael. 1. 1. 104-11 ninety seven Cael. 1. five ninety six Damascius Philosophical background 46d a hundred thirty five Diogenes Laertius 6. sixty three 129 7. 2–3 (= IG II-1) four 7. four (= IG II-1) 6 7. 28 (= IG II-1) 109 7. 39 (= LS 26 B = IG II-2) forty two, forty four 7. forty (= LS 26 B = IG II-2) 42–3, forty three 7. forty-one (= LS 26 B = IG II-2) forty three 7. 41–3 (= LS 31 A = IG II-3) forty two, fifty five 7. forty five (= IG II-3) sixty five 7. 50 (= LS 39 A = IG II-3) sixty five, sixty eight 7. fifty one (= LS 39 A = IG II-3) sixty five 7. fifty three (= LS 39 D = IG II-3) seventy seven, seventy eight 7. fifty four (= LS forty A = IG II-3) seventy one, seventy six 7. 55–6 (= LS 33 H = IG II-3) sixty one 7. sixty one (= LS 30 C = IG II-3) 86 7. sixty three (= LS 33 F = IG II-3) sixty two 7. sixty five (= LS 34 A = IG II-3) fifty eight 7. 69-74 (= LS 34 ok, 35 A = IG II-3) fifty eight 7. eighty five (= LS fifty seven A = IG II-94) 107, 107-8 7. 87 (= IG II-94) one hundred twenty five 7. 87-8 (= IG II-94) a hundred twenty five 7. 89 (= IG II-94) seventy seven, 122, 124 7. 108 (= IG II-94) one hundred twenty 7. 111 (= IG II-94) a hundred and fifteen 7. 116 (= IG II-91) 118 7. 128 (= IG II-94) nine 7. 134 (= LS forty four B = IG II-20) 86, 88 7. 138 (= LS forty seven O = IG II-20) a hundred 7. one hundred forty (= IG II-20) ninety six 7. 142 (= IG II-20) nine, ninety three, ninety four, ninety seven, ninety eight, ninety nine 7. 143 (= IG II-20) ninety four 7. 149 (= IG II-20) a hundred 7. 151 (= LS forty eight A = IG II-20) 89 7. 157 (= IG II-20) one hundred and five 7. 159 (= IG II-20) one zero five 7. a hundred and sixty (= LS 31 N = IG II-1) 6, 113 7. 161 6 7. one hundred seventy 7 7. 174 29 7. 176 109 7. 183 (= IG II-1) 7 7.

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