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Stoicism: Traditions and Transformations

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Stoicism is now widely recognized as one of the most important philosophical schools of ancient Greece and Rome. But how did it influence Western thought after Greek and Roman antiquity? The contributors recruited for this volume include leading international scholars of Stoicism as well as experts in later periods of philosophy. They trace the impact of Stoicism and Stoic ...more
Hardcover, 310 pages
Published June 21st 2004 by Cambridge University Press (first published June 1st 2004)
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Silash Ruparell
Sep 05, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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My one liner: A collection of articles which traces the development of the Stoic school from its origins through to it contemporary application. The early articles are seriously heavy going, but there are some real gems in here for the lay reader who perseveres.

Since I come to most of my reading as a non-specialist, I feel comfortable suggesting this book to the lay reader, even though some of the articles (particularly the first few) wil
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Colin
Jun 26, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A collection of essays on the legacy of Stoicism . . .

A so-so collection of essays on the legacy of Stoicism, with some that barely rate my interest (e.g. the influence of Stoicism on early Christianity), but capped by Lawrence Becker's excellent essay on Stoicism and emotions, which explores some issues of vital interest to me (like how to view the Stoic contention that we control our passions in light of neurochemistry that says our passions can be governed by chemicals inside us).
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