Roman Philosophy and the Good Life

Roman Philosophy and the Good Life

By: Raymond Angelo Belliotti (author)Paperback

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Raymond Angelo Belliotti's Roman Philosophy and the Good Life provides an accessible picture of these major philosophical influences in Rome and details the crucial role they played during times of major social upheaval. Belliotti demonstrates the contemporary relevance of some of the philosophical issues faced by the Romans, and offers ways in which today's society can learn from the Romans in our attempt to create meaningful lives.

About Author

Raymond Angelo Belliotti is Distinguished Teaching Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Fredonia.

Contents

Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Acknowledgments Chapter 3 Introduction: The Philosophical Schools Chapter 4 Chapter 1. The Skeptical Academy: Cicero Chapter 5 Chapter 2. Stoicism I: Cato Chapter 6 Chapter 3. Epicureanism: Lucretius, Caesar, and Cassius Chapter 7 Chapter 4. Ides of March Chapter 8 Chapter 5. Stoicism II: Seneca, Musonius Rufus, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius Chapter 9 Appendix A: Important Dates in Roman History Chapter 10 Appendix B:Cursus Honorum and Roman Government Chapter 11 Appendix C: Roman Historians

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780739139707
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780739139707
  • weight: 413
  • ISBN10: 0739139703

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