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The discourses of Epictetus

Epictetus

The discourses of Epictetus

with the Encheiridion and fragments.

by Epictetus

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Published by A.L. Burt in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTranslated, with notes, a life of Epictetus, and a view of his philosophy, by George Long.
SeriesBohn"s classical library
ContributionsLong, George, 1800-1879
The Physical Object
Paginationxl, 504 p.
Number of Pages504
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22040719M


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Discourses by Epictetus is a work that only survived thanks to a student named Arrian, who’s credited with transcribing the lessons he learned in Epictetus’ classroom at the beginning of the second century AD.

Arrian wrote in a letter prior to the Discourses’ publishing, “whatever I used to hear him say I wrote down, word Discourses of Epictetus: Book Summary, Key Lessons.

The Discourses, assembled by his pupil The stress The discourses of Epictetus book endurance, self-restraint, and power of the will to withstand calamity can often seem coldhearted.

It is Epictetus, a lame former slave exiled by Emperor Domitian, who offers by far the most precise and humane version of Stoic ideals/5. The Discourses is quite a big book, a more The discourses of Epictetus book version of his message can be found in the Enchiridion (The Handbook), The discourses of Epictetus book I'd also recommend.

I personally prefer the discourse as it fleshes out Epictetus' message more fully but the Enchiridion is a good start if you just want an introduction to Epictetus' views.4/5(46). Title: Discourses of Epictetus Author: Epictetus, George Long, John Lancaster Spalding Created Date: 10/16/ AM.

Epictetus was a Greek Stoic philosopher (b. CE). The discourses of Epictetus book a slave in Hierapolis, Phyrgia, in what is today Turkey, Epictetus lived in Rome until exiled to Nicopolis in Northern Greece. It was in exile that Epictetus' disciple Arrian took down his Discourses.

As we have no actual writings of Epictetus, Arrian's notes are the only remnants. The Discourses of Epictetus are a series of extracts of the teachings of the Stoic philosopher Epictetus written down by Arrian c. There were originally eight books, but only four now remain in their entirety, along with a few fragments of the others.

The Discourses of Epictetus are a series of extracts of the teachings of the Stoic philosopher Epictetus written down by Arrian c. There were originally eight The discourses of Epictetus book, but only four now remain in their entirety, along with a few fragments of the others/5(28).

Epictetus, Discourses George Long, Ed. ("Agamemnon", "Hom. ", "denarius") text: Arrian's Discourses of Epictetus The Encheiridion, or Manual. Fragments of Epictetus book: book 0 book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4. chapter: About freedom. On familiar intimacy. What things The discourses of Epictetus book should exchange for other things.

Epictetus didn't leave a formal written legacy, but his pupil, Arrian, collected his teachings, and posterity now has The Enchiridion and The Discourses.

The first is a short compilation of Stoical precepts - how to live an ethical life. Discourses and Selected Writings by Epictetus is the polar opposite. Original, ancient lessons to achieve your goals and conquer adversity from in my eyes the greatest Stoic philosopher, Epictetus.

You won’t find this book anywhere near the best sellers or anywhere that’s particularly visible in your local bookstore. The Discourses By Epictetus The Discourses has been divided into the following sections: Book One [k] Book Two [k] Book Three [k] Book Four [k] Download: A k text-only version is available for download.

Epictetus (or his student Arrian) seems to be a more focused thinker than M.A., whose book really does just read like a scattershot collection of his thoughts. The Enchiridion and The Discourses cover pretty much the same material, The discourses of Epictetus book the former basically a condensed version of the latter/5.

The Discourses. Book I Notes. The discourses of Epictetus book This technical Stoic word, as Matheson points out, includes 'the power of presenting an image to the mind's eye' and 'the image so presented'.

It is almost the equivalent of 'the data of consciousness'. These words frequently recur in Epictetus. Primary notions. 'They are certain general terms used commonly by men (such as good. Arrian's Discourses of Epictetus The Encheiridion, or Manual. Fragments of Epictetus book: book 0 book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4.

chapter: Of finery in dress. In what a man ought to be exercised who has made proficiency; and that we neglect the chief things. What is the matter on which a good man should be employed, and in what we ought chiefly to. BOOK TWO CHAPTER 1 That confidence is not inconsistent with caution.

The opinion of the philosophers, perhaps, seems to some to be a paradox; but still let us examine as well as we can, if it is true that it is possible to do everything both with caution and with confidence. The wording was awkward, and phrasing often confusing or difficult to understand.

This particular book was the third version of the Discourses I purchased, and I was delighted to find it understandable and enjoyable reading.

You also get the complete works of Epictetus (The Discourses, Enchiridion, and Fragments), a nice bonus.5/5(5). Epictetus (/ ˌ ɛ p ɪ k ˈ t iː t ə s /; Greek: Ἐπίκτητος, Epíktētos; c. 50 – AD) was a Greek Stoic was born a slave at Hierapolis, Phrygia (present day Pamukkale, Turkey) and lived in Rome until his banishment, when he went to Nicopolis in northwestern Greece for the rest of his life.

His teachings were written down and published by his pupil Arrian in his Era: Ancient philosophy. In this compilation of Books 3 and 4 of Epictetus' Discourses &#; the second of a two-volume set &#; the philosopher discusses the quest for freedom, the nature of solitude, cynicism, fear, discretion, the avoidance of quarrels, and other subjects of Brand: ReadHowYouWant.

The main work is The Discourses, four books of which have been preserved (out of an original eight). Arrian also compiled a popular digest, entitled the Enchiridion, or Handbook.

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Read More on Amazon Get My Searchable Collection of + Book Notes High-Level Thoughts One of the three pillars of stoic writing, Discourses is interesting since Epictetus was a. He is the translator and editor of Epictetus's Discourses and Selected Writings for Penguin Classics, as well as an author of articles on Virgil, Plato, and Pythagoras.

He works as a book editor in Northern California.5/5(1). discourses ("Epistle of Arrian to Lucius Gellius," p. These Discourses formed eight books, but only four are extant under the title of [Greek: Epichtaeton diatribai]. Simplicius, in his commentary on the [Greek: Egcheiridion] or Manual, states that this work also was put together by Arrian, who selected from the discourses of Epictetus whatFile Size: 90KB.

As remarkable of a text the Enchiridion is, being one of the canonical texts of Stoic philosophy, and one of the most important ancient documents that we are fortunate to have access to, the story of its creator is equally as impressive.

Epictetus rose to become one of the most important Stoic philosophers, but the Enchiridion (Epictetus): Book Summary, Key Lessons and Best. All the Works of Epictetus, Which Are Now Extant: Consisting of His Discourses, Preserved by Arrian, in Four Books, the Enchiridion, and Fragments; Volume 1 Epictetus $ - $   The Discourses is quite a big book, a more condensed version of his message can be found in the Enchiridion (The Handbook), which I'd also recommend.

I personally prefer the discourse as it fleshes out Epictetus' message more fully but the Enchiridion is a good start if you just want an introduction to Epictetus' views.4/5(35). The digital Loeb Classical Library extends the founding mission of James Loeb with an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature.

Read more about the site’s features» Epictetus was a crippled Greek slave of Phrygia during Nero’s reign (54–68 CE) who heard lectures by the Stoic Musonius before he. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Epictetus. An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article.

Epictetus: The Discourses, trans. by George Long (HTML at ) Epictetus: The Discourses of Epictetus (with the Enchiridion; translation originally published ), trans. by P. Matheson (HTML with commentary at ).

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Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller Epictetus actually wrote none of his own philosophy. The entire record that we have of his thoughts are from the notes taken by one of his pupils, named Arrian.

Arrian divided the Discourses of Epictetus into eight books. In addition, he wrote an Encheiridion, or manual, containing many of the maxims of Epictetus. To these areFile Size: 2MB. The Enchiridion: The Manual of Epictetus (A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus with the Encheiridion) by Arrian,Epictetus and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Check out this great listen on The Discourses of Epictetus are a series of extracts of the teachings of the Stoic philosopher, Epictetus.

This is book one of four. © James Harris (P) James Harris. epictetus. the discourses as reported by arrian, the manual, and fragments. with an english translation by w. oldfather university of illinois. in two volumes vol. ii discourses, books iii and iv, the manual, and fragments.

cambridge, massachusetts harvard university press london william heinemann ltd mcmlix. So far as is known, Epictetus himself wrote nothing. All that we have of his work was transcribed by his pupil Arrian.

The main work is The Discourses, four books of which have been preserved (out of an original eight). Arrian also compiled a popular. The Discourses is quite a big book, a more condensed version of his message can be found in the Enchiridion (The Handbook), which I'd also recommend.

I personally prefer the discourse as it fleshes out Epictetus' message more fully but the Enchiridion is a good start if you just want an introduction to Epictetus' views.4/5(31). The Encheiridion is a good summary of Epictetus’s main doctrines, but the Discourses is rewarding for the vivid picture it calls up of Epictetus as.

Epictetus was a teacher, and a freed slave, whose discourses have a vivid informality, animated by anecdotes and dialogue. Forceful, direct, and challenging, their central message is that the basis of happiness is up to us, and that we all have the capacity, through sustained reflection and hard work, of achieving this goal/5().

The Discourses Of Epictetus by Long,George. Publication date /00/00 Topics PHILOSOPHY. PSYCHOLOGY, Philosophy of mind Publisher Goerge Bell And Sons. Collection universallibrary Contributor Osmania University Language English. Addeddate Call number Digitalpublicationdate /04/   The Discourses are purported to be the literal transcription of Epictetus’s lectures while the Handbook is a summary of the ethical precepts found within the Discourses.

The Handbook is the quickest route to practicing Stoicism right away, and should probably be read first before diving into the Discourses/5(65). Discourses, Books Fragments. The Encheiridion: Epictetus, Oldfather, W.

A.: Books - (12). Discourses and Selected Pdf by Epictetus,Robert F. Dobbin Book Resume: Epictetus, a Greek stoic and freed slave, ran a thriving philosophy school in Nicropolis in the early second century AD.

His animated discussions were celebrated for their rhetorical wizardry and were written down by Arrian, his most famous pupil. Discourses and Selected Writings by Epictetus,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K).