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    DescriptionIn The Stoic Philosophy of Seneca, representative selections from Seneca's writings offer the reader an excellent introduction to the range of his work. The selections are drawn from the essays, or dialogues, and the "Consolations;" from the treatises, of which "On Clemency," addressed to the young Nero, is included here; and from the Letters to Lucilius, which have to do not only with philosophical subjects but also with Seneca's personal experiences, such as journeys and visits. Moses Hadas has selected letters and essays which reveal Seneca's major philosophical themes the relationship of the individual to society and to the gods; the meaning of pain and misfortune; man's attitudes to change, time, and death; and the nature of the highest good and of the happy life. In his Introduction, Professor Hadas discusses Seneca's life and work, tracing the history of his reputation; comments on Seneca's style; and outlines the origins and tenets of Stoicism."

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    Seneca Stoic Philosophy of Seneca
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Professor Moses Hadas, By (author) Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Translated by Professor Moses Hadas
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 124 mm
    Height: 191 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    ISBN 13: 9780393004595
    ISBN 10: 0393004597

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    Abridged Dewey: 189
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25230
    BISAC V2.8: PHI002000
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    DC22: 188
    BISAC V2.8: PHI012000
    WW Norton & Co
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    Publication date
    17 September 1968
    Publication City/Country
    New York
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    Representative selections from Seneca's writings offer the reader an excellent introduction to the range of his work. Translated and with and introduction by Moses Hadas.