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The Stoics By F. H. Sandbach
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'Not only one of the best but also the most comprehensive treatment of Stoicism written this century.' –"Times Literary Supplement " Stoic philosophy had a profound effect on thought... More > and conduct in the ancient world, and has continued to influence philosophers and thinkers from the Renaissance to the present day. Professor Sandbach, in this brilliant and original study, presents the main outlines of the system, concentrating in particular on the ethical teaching, historically the most important facet of the Stoic philosophy. The author traces the changes in doctrine and emphasis through the centuries, gives an account of individual thinkers and writers and describes the role played by adherents of the Stoic faith in contemporary society. The Stoics will be welcomed both by classicists and philosophers as well as by the general reader, as a lucid exposition of an important philosophy. "Will prove lucid for the uninitiated and stimulating for the specialist.' –"Classical Review "< Less
The Stoic: A biography of Seneca By Francis Caldwell Holland
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Fabulous wealth, literary fame, exile, an amazing come back to the height of political power and a tragic ending – the life of Lucius Annaeus Seneca - aka Seneca the Younger or simply Seneca... More > – is one of the great untold stories of Ancient Rome. In 'The Stoic,' Francis Holland presents a riveting portrait of the prolific but mysterious Roman statesman and philosopher whose works - especially 'Letters from a Stoic,' 'Dialogues' and 'On the Shortness of Life' - remain popular and vital two thousand years later. Modern followers of Stoicism, the immortal ancient philosophy so eloquently espoused by Seneca, will glean new insight into the influences and events that shaped the most famous Stoic’s mind.< Less
Stoic Spiritual Exercises By Elen Buzaré
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In this short essay, Elen Buzaré examines ancient sources for clues to how Stoics of the Roman era used psychological techniques for turning doctrine into practical daily living, securing for... More > themselves lives that flourished, free from troubles, enjoying an unshakeable peace of mind. With the help of this short guide, modern readers can similarly train themselves to live as Stoics, making progress towards the same 'good flow of life' and serenity, and develop a mindfulness that is immune to all harm, joyous in response to all that fate might bring. Especially suited to those who have already introduced themselves to the basics of Stoic doctrine, this little book will serve as inspiration and guide for anyone wanting to advance further on the Stoic way.< Less
Stoic Spiritual Exercises By Elen Buzaré
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In this short essay, Elen Buzaré examines ancient sources for clues to how Stoics of the Roman era used psychological techniques for turning doctrine into practical daily living, securing for... More > themselves lives that flourished, free from troubles, enjoying an unshakeable peace of mind. With the help of this short guide, modern readers can similarly train themselves to live as Stoics, making progress towards the same 'good flow of life' and serenity, and develop a mindfulness that is immune to all harm, joyous in response to all that fate might bring. Especially suited to those who have already introduced themselves to the basics of Stoic doctrine, this little book will serve as inspiration and guide for anyone wanting to advance further on the Stoic way.< Less
Stoic Spiritual Exercises By Elen Buzaré
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In this short essay, Elen Buzaré examines ancient sources for clues to how Stoics of the Roman era used psychological techniques for turning doctrine into practical daily living, securing for... More > themselves lives that flourished, free from troubles, enjoying an unshakeable peace of mind. With the help of this short guide, modern readers can similarly train themselves to live as Stoics, making progress towards the same 'good flow of life' and serenity, and develop a mindfulness that is immune to all harm, joyous in response to all that fate might bring. Especially suited to those who have already introduced themselves to the basics of Stoic doctrine, this little book will serve as inspiration and guide for anyone wanting to advance further on the Stoic way.< Less
Stoic Spiritual Exercises By Elen Buzaré
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In this short essay, Elen Buzaré examines ancient sources for clues to how Stoics of the Roman era used psychological techniques for turning doctrine into practical daily living, securing for... More > themselves lives that flourished, free from troubles, enjoying an unshakeable peace of mind. With the help of this short guide, modern readers can similarly train themselves to live as Stoics, making progress towards the same 'good flow of life' and serenity, and develop a mindfulness that is immune to all harm, joyous in response to all that fate might bring. Especially suited to those who have already introduced themselves to the basics of Stoic doctrine, this little book will serve as inspiration and guide for anyone wanting to advance further on the Stoic way.< Less
Stoic Six Pack 2 By Seneca et al.
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"To relax the mind is to lose it." Stoic Six Pack 2 brings together six more essential texts for students of Stoicism: Consolations From A Stoic by Seneca On The Shortness of Life by... More > Seneca Lectures and Fragments of Musonius Rufus Ethical Fragments by Hierocles Meditations In Verse by Marcus Aurelius and James Blake The Stoics by Diogenes Laërtius In addition to these six books there is also: *Two image galleries. *Seneca the Stoic – a biographical essay.< 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 Diogenes Laërtius et al.
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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 Laërtius, Sextus Empiricus and Greek... More > Scepticism by Mary Mills Patrick, The Greek Sceptics: from Pyrrho to Sextus by Norman MacColl, Stoics and Sceptics by Edwyn Bevan and Life of Carneades by Diogenes Laërtius. A key concept for the sceptics was ataraxia ("tranquility"), a Greek term used by Pyrrho to describe a lucid state of robust tranquility, characterized by ongoing freedom from distress and worry. By applying ideas of what he called "practical skepticism" to Ethics and to life in general, Pyrrho concluded that ataraxia could be achieved. Arriving at a state of ataraxia became the ultimate goal of the early Skeptikoi.< Less
Ethical Fragments By Hierocles
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2nd century Greek Stoic philosopher Hierocles was famous for his Elements of Ethics, a book which was thought to be lost until part of it was discovered in a papyrus fragment at Hermopolis in 1901.... More > These fragments and others have been collected, translated and revised in Ethical Fragments, the most complete collection of Hierocles available in print.< Less

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