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The Stoics By Diogenes Laërtius
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In The Stoics, Diogenes Laërtius details the lives and philosophical opinions of the first Greek Stoic philosophers: Zeno of Citium, Ariston of Chios, Herillus of Carthage, Dionysius the... More > Renegade, Cleanthes of Assos, Sphaerus of Bosphorus and Chrysippus of Soli.< Less
The Stoic Philosophers By Diogenes Laërtius
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In The Stoic Philosophers, Diogenes Laërtius details the lives and philosophical opinions of the first Greek Stoic philosophers: Zeno of Citium, Ariston of Chios, Herillus of Carthage, Dionysius... More > the Renegade, Cleanthes of Assos, Sphaerus of Bosphorus and Chrysippus of Soli.< Less
Lives of the Eminent Philosophers By Diogenes Laertius
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Lives of Eminent Philosophers, was written in Greek and professes to give an account of the lives and sayings of the Greek philosophers. The work doesn't have an exact title in the manuscripts and... More > appears in various lengthy forms. Although it is at best an uncritical and unphilosophical compilation, its value, as giving us an insight into the private lives of the Greek sages, led Montaigne to write that he wished that instead of one Laërtius there had been a dozen. On the other hand, modern scholars have advised that we treat Diogenes' testimonia with care, especially when he fails to cite his sources: "Diogenes has acquired an importance out of all proportion to his merits because the loss of many primary sources and of the earlier secondary compilations has accidentally left him the chief continuous source for the history of Greek philosophy."< Less
The Stoics By Diogenes Laërtius
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The Stoics provides fascinating insight into the private lives of the Greek Stoics, giving a voice to those early trailblazers whose influential works have long since been lost: Zeno of Citium... More > Ariston of Chios Herillus of Carthage Dionysius the Renegade Cleanthes of Assos Sphaerus of Bosphorus Chrysippus of Soli< Less
Stoic Six Pack 5 - The Cynics By Publius Syrus et al.
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"I would rather go mad than feel pleasure." - Antisthenes. For Cynics the secret to happiness was living a life of virtue in harmony with Nature with only the bare essentials necessary... More > for survival. They rejected materialism and were free of belongings. Many were homeless and proud of it. The Cynics emphasized the value of self-sufficiency, or autarkeia. They ate one (vegetarian) meal a day and made a habit of walking vast distances to stay in shape. The school extolled the virtue of perseverance, or 'karteria.' Stoic Six Pack 5 – The Cynics presents the key primary sources of this ancient philosophy, as well as secondary material to provide insight and understanding: An Introduction to Cynic Philosophy by John MacCunn. The Moral Sayings of Publius Syrus, a Roman Slave by Publius Syrus. Life of Antisthenes by Diogenes Laërtius. Book IV of The Symposium by Xenophon. Life of Diogenes by Diogenes Laërtius. Life of Crates by Diogenes Laërtius.< Less
Stoic Six Pack 5: The Cynics By Publius Syrus et al.
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Stoic Six Pack 5 – The Cynics presents the key primary sources of this ancient philosophy, as well as secondary material to provide insight and understanding: An Introduction to Cynic... More > Philosophy by John MacCunn, The Moral Sayings of Publius Syrus, a Roman Slave by Publius Syrus, Life of Antisthenes by Diogenes Laërtius, Book IV of The Symposium by Xenophon, Life of Diogenes by Diogenes Laërtius and Life of Crates by Diogenes Laërtius.< Less
Stoic Six Pack 8 - The Peripatetics By George Grote et al.
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“Happiness depends upon ourselves.” - Aristotle. Stoic Six Pack 8 – The Peripatetics Lyco of Troas by Diogenes Laërtius. The Aristotelian Sense of Proportion by William De... More > Witt Hyde. Strato of Lampsacus by Diogenes Laërtius. Life of Aristotle by George Grote. Theophrastus by George Malcolm Stratton. Post-Aristotelian Philosophy: The Stoics by Alexander Grant. Includes introduction by Elbert Hubbard and image gallery.< Less
Stoic Six Pack 4 - The Sceptics By Edwyn Bevan et al.
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“The truth is hypothetical.” A sextet of sceptic texts has been collected in Stoic Six Pack 4 – The Sceptics: Pyrrhonic Sketches by Sextus Empiricus Life of Pyrrho by Diogenes... More > Laërtius Sextus Empiricus and Greek Scepticism by Mary Mills Patrick The Greek Sceptics: from Pyrrho to Sextus by Norman MacColl Stoics and Sceptics by Edwyn Bevan Life of Carneades by Diogenes Laërtius< Less
Stoic Six Pack 6: The Cyrenaics By Xenophon et al.
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STOIC SIX PACK 6 – THE CYRENAICS: Aristippus Biographies by William Smith and Diogenes Laërtius, On the Contempt of Death by Marcus Tullius Cicero, Dionysius the Renegade by Diogenes... More > Laërtius, Phaedo by Plato, Philebus by Plato and Aristippus vs Socrates by Xenophon.< Less
Stoic Six Pack 2 By Seneca et al.
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Each work has been newly revised, edited and curated for the digital age. There is a complete Musonius Rufus and the rarely published Stoic Hierocles. Consolations From A Stoic contains all three of... More > Seneca’s consolations – To Marcia, To Helvia and To Polybius. On The Shortness of Life also by Seneca is presented in a brand new translation by author Damian Stevenson. The Stoics by Diogenes Laërtius is a fascinating 3rd century biography of the first Greek Stoics – Zeno of Citium, Dinoysius the Renegade, Chrysippus of Soli et al and there is also Meditations In Verse, an interesting Victorian poetic homage to Aurelius. Stoic Six Pack 2 is an amazing collection of masterworks and rarities, a must-read for fans of Meditations, Letters From A Stoic and Stoic philosophy in general.< Less

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