Simplicius: On Epictetus Handbook 1-26

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Simplicius: On Epictetus Handbook 1-26 - Brittain, Charles, and Brennan, Tad

Epictetus' handbook on ethics was used in Christian monasteries, and Simplicius' commentary on it was widely available up to the 19th century. The commentary gives us a fascinating chance to see how a pagan Neoplatonist transformed Stoic ideas, adding Neoplatonist accounts of theology, theodicy, providence, free will and the problem of evil. This ... Read More

Simplicius: On Epictetus Handbook 1-26 2014, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

ISBN-13: 9781472558060

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