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    DescriptionThe philosophers of the Roman world were asking questions whose answers had practical effects on people's lives in antiquity, and which still influence our thinking to this day. In spite of being neglected in the modern era, this important age of philosophical thought is now undergoing a revival of interest. Mark Morford's lively survey makes these recent scholarly developments accessible to a wide audience, examining the writings and ideas of both famous and lesser known figures - from Cato the Censor in 155 BCE to Marcus Aurelius in 180 CE. Based around extensive and fully translated quotations from the philosophical texts of the era, full consideration is given throughout to historical, political and cultural context.


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    Title
    The Roman Philosophers
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mark P.O. Morford
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 476 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415188517
    ISBN 10: 0415188512
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.1
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3D
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BISAC V2.8: PHI000000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HPCA
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 610
    Ingram Subject Code: PH
    Libri: I-PH
    BISAC V2.8: PHI002000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC21: 180
    B&T Approval Code: A10201530
    BIC subject category V2: 3D
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15230
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 180.937, 180/.937
    LC classification: B505 .M67 2002
    Thema V1.0: QDHA
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    01 October 2002
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    "An easily digestable introduction to the rich but neglected Roman Philosophical tradition....Morford's book is an invaluable contribution to a neglected topic [and] a very valuabel who's who and what's where of Roman Philosophy. The volume deserves a place in the library of every classicist, philosopher, historian of Western thought, and intelligent layperson."-"New England Classical Journal