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Introduction 1: Epictetus in his Time and Place 2: The Discourses 3: The Socratic Paradigm 4: Philosophy and Pedagogy 5: Reading Epictetus 6: Natures: Divine, Human, Animal 7: From Theology to Ethics 8: Autonomy and Integrity 9: Appropriate Actions and Feelings Epilogue: The afterlife of Epictetus Glossary Who's Who: Stoics and Others Index of passages/general index

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A. A. Long is Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley. He is co-editor of the Clarendon Later Ancient Philosophers series.


... will be most welcome to all serious scholars of the slave turned Stoic student turned Stoic teacher. Long's book promises to have even wider appeal. The contribution of Long helps to ensure that Epictetus will continue to enjoy an active 'afterlife'. Ancient Philosophy The first monograph for 34 years devoted to that most readable and read of all Stoics ... This is an exemplary work of intellectual history: it has never taken much to see that Epictetus is a witty, direct, and humane teacher of an interesting philosophy; it is good to have a study which explains something of what he (as opposed merely to it) is about. Greece & Rome Splendidly accessible study ... Long's book offers expert and lucid guidance on every aspect of Epictetus' philosophy and his various teaching strategies, illustrated by numerous excerpts from the Discourses. It is written in a manner that is both calmly accepting of Epictetus' peculiarities and, in the proper sense, philosophical. M. F. Burnyeat, Times Literary Supplement A. A. Long's splendid Epictetus: A Stoic and Socratic Guide to Life ... could be used successfully in everything from an introductory survey-course on Greek philosophy to a graduate seminar on Stoicism Wolfgang Mann, Note Dame Philosophical Reviews

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