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A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus with the Encheiridion

by Epictetus

It includes a selection of the philosopher's Discourses, which are a series of informal lectures and conversations, as well as his famous Encheiridion, or "Handbook." Epictetus was a Stoic philosopher who lived in the 1st century CE and is known for his practical philosophy, which emphasizes the importance of inner peace and contentment. In this book, readers will find a wealth of wisdom and guidance on how to live a virtuous and fulfilling life, even in the face of adversity. The Discourses in this book are a testament to Epictetus' brilliant mind and his mastery of the art of philosophy. He offers a unique perspective on the human condition and provides readers with valuable insights into the nature of happiness, morality, and personal responsibility. The Encheiridion, which is included in this selection, is a compact and concise summary of Epictetus' teachings. It is considered one of the most important works of Stoic philosophy and has been widely read and studied for centuries. Overall, "A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus with the Encheiridion" is an excellent resource for anyone interested in the teachings of this ancient philosopher. It is a must-read for students of philosophy, as well as for anyone seeking guidance and inspiration on how to live a virtuous and fulfilling life. Whether you are a scholar or simply someone looking for wisdom and insight, this book is sure to offer something of value.

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Epictetus was a Greek Stoic philosopher. He was born a slave at Hierapolis, Phrygia (present day Pamukkale, Turkey) and lived in Rome until his banishment, when he went to Nicopolis in northwestern Gr...

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