Cicero's philosophical works are now exciting renewed interest and more generous appreciation, in part because they provide vital evidence of the views of the (largely lost) Greek philosophers of the Hellenistic age, and partly because of the light they cast on the intellectual life of first-century Rome. The Nature of the Gods is a central document in this area, for it presents a detailed account of the theologies of the Epicureans and of the Stoics, together with the critical objections to these doctrines raised by the Academic school.
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Table of Contents
Introduction A Note on the Translation Book I Book II Book III Appendix I: Fragments Appendix II: Imaginary Continuation of the Dialogue List of Books Glossary Index