The Golden Sayings

The Golden Sayings

by Epictetus

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Overview

A collection of golden sayings by Epictetus, including The Hymn of Cleanthes.

Epictetus was a Greek-speaking Stoic philosopher. He lived in Rome until his banishment, when he went to Nicopolis in north-western Greece for the rest of his life. Epictetus taught that philosophy is a way of life and not just a theoretical discipline. To Epictetus, all external events are beyond our control; we should accept whatever happens calmly and dispassionately. However, individuals are responsible for their own actions, which they can examine and control through rigorous self-discipline.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781787247147
Publisher: Progres et Declin SA
Publication date: 07/30/2018
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.23(d)

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