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Enlarged to provide nearly a hundred pages of additional material, this new edition offers the first English translation of the account of Stoic ethics by Anus Didysmus, substantial new sources on Epicureanism, Stoicism, and Scepticism, expanded representation of Plutarch and Cicero, and a fuller representation of papyrological evidence. The editors maintain the consistency and accuracy that distinguished their translations in the first edition, while regrouping some material into larger, more thematically connected passages. This edition is further enhanced by a new more spacious page design.
Table of Contents
|Preface to the Second Edition|
|Preface to the First Edition|
|The Ancient Biography of Epicurus||p. 3|
|The Extant Letters||p. 5|
|Ancient Collections of Maxims||p. 32|
|Doxographical Reports||p. 40|
|The Testimony of Cicero||p. 45|
|The Testimony of Lucretius||p. 63|
|The Polemic of Plutarch||p. 65|
|Short Fragments and Testimonia from Known Works||p. 72|
|Short Fragments and Testimonia from Uncertain Works||p. 81|
|Logic and Epistemology||p. 81|
|Physics and Theology||p. 85|
|Lives of the Stoics||p. 103|
|On Philosophy||p. 110|
|Logic and Theory of Knowledge||p. 111|
|On Fate||p. 179|
|Academic Scepticism: Arcesilaus and Carneades||p. 261|
|Pyrrhonian Scepticism||p. 285|
|Later Pyrrhonism: Sextus Empiricus||p. 302|
|General Principles||p. 302|
|The Modes||p. 325|
|Philosophers and Philosophical Sources||p. 407|
|Index of Passages Translated||p. 411|
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