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Epicurus Reader: Selected Writings & Testimonia

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Selected Writings and Testimonia.

Synopsis:

About the Author

Brad Inwood is Professor of Philosophy and Classics, University of Toronto.
Lloyd P. Gerson is Professor of Philosophy, University of Toronto.

Table of Contents

Introduction

The ancient biography of Epicurus

The extant letters

Ancient collections of maxims

Doxographical reports

The testimony of Cicero

The testimony of Lucretius

The polemic of Plutarch

Short fragments and testimonia from known works:

* From On Nature

* From the Puzzles

* From On the Goal

* From the Symposium

* From Against Theophrastus

* Fragments of Epicurus' letters

Short fragments and testimonia from uncertain works:

* Logic and epistemology

* Physics and theology

* Ethics

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780872202412
Subtitle:
Selected Writings and Testimonia
Author:
Epicurus
Author:
P.
Author:
Gerson, Lloyd P.
Author:
Inwood, Brad
Author:
Gerson, Lloyd
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Location:
Indianapolis :
Subject:
History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Ancient
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Library Binding
Series:
Hackett Classics
Series Volume:
v. 2
Publication Date:
19940315
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in 9 oz

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