The Epicurus Reader

The Epicurus Reader : Selected Writings and Testimonia

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Introduction
The ancient biography of Epicurus
The extant letters
Ancient collections of maxims
Doxographical reports
The testimony of Cicero
The testimony of Lucretius
The polemic of PlutarchShort fragments and testimonia from known works:
* From On Nature
* From the Puzzles
* From On the Goal
* From the Symposium
* From Against Theophrastus
* Fragments of Epicurus' letters

Short fragments and testimonia from uncertain works:
* Logic and epistemology
* Physics and theology
* Ethics

Index
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 139 x 215 x 10.16mm | 124g
  • Cambridge, MA, United States
  • English
  • 0872202410
  • 9780872202412
  • 154,017

About Epicurus

Brad Inwood is Professor of Philosophy and Classics, University of Toronto.

Lloyd P. Gerson is Professor of Philosophy, University of Toronto.
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