9788763538985

Essay on the Unity of Stoic Philosophy : Second Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9788763538985

  • ISBN10:

    8763538989

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/15/2013
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
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Summary

The ancient Stoics repeatedly stressed the monolithic comprehensiveness of their philosophy, and this book is the only one to provide a holistic grasp of their attempt to synthesize the whole of the human condition into a unified view. Originally published in 1962, An Essay on the Unity of Stoic Philosophywas far ahead of its time. Now a pivotal text, it lays out the core ideas of Stoicism and their interconnection against the backdrop of Aristotelian philosophy, providing a coherent understanding of the many-and sometimes divergent-philosophies the Stoics formulated. At once penetrating and lucid, Johnny Christensen's book is brought back into print in a second edition for a new audience.

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