Seneca: Moral and Political Essays

Seneca: Moral and Political Essays

by Seneca
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521348188

ISBN-13: 9780521348188

Pub. Date: 06/28/1995

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This volume offers new translations of the most important of Seneca's "Moral Essays": On Anger, On Mercy, On the Private Life, and the first four books of On Favours. They give a full picture of the social and moral outlook of an ancient Stoic thinker. A General Introduction describes Seneca's life and career and explains the fundamental ideas underlying the

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Overview

This volume offers new translations of the most important of Seneca's "Moral Essays": On Anger, On Mercy, On the Private Life, and the first four books of On Favours. They give a full picture of the social and moral outlook of an ancient Stoic thinker. A General Introduction describes Seneca's life and career and explains the fundamental ideas underlying the Stoic moral, social and political philosophy in the essays. Individual introductions, footnotes and biographical notes explain their historical and philosophical contexts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521348188
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/1995
Series:
Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
366
Sales rank:
775,563
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Editors' notes; General introduction; Abbreviations; On Anger; On Mercy; On the Private Life; On Favours; Biographical notes; Index.

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