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Seneca: Moral and Political Essays

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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 reveal the social and moral outlook of an ancient Stoic thinker. A General Introduction provides information on the philosopher's life.
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Overview

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 reveal the social and moral outlook of an ancient Stoic thinker. A General Introduction provides information on the philosopher's life.
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" This excellent new translation (with an introduction and notes) of On Anger, On Mercy, On the Private Life, and On Favours will be extremely helpful to those interested in Stoic ethics and also to those whose interest is in ancient political thought, the Roman use of Greek ideas, or the thought of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century European writers like Clavin, Montaigne, and Lipsius, whom Seneca influenced." Ethics

"Cooper and Procopé in this volume have presented students with a very useful and valuable aide for the study of Stoic political philosophy." International Studies in Philosophy

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Table of Contents

Editors' notes
General Introduction
Synopsis
List of Abbreviations
On Anger 1
On Mercy 117
On the Private Life 165
On Favours 181
Biographical notes 309
Index 314
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