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  • Epictetusby Epictetus

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 9.99

    Epictetus, a great philosopher taught the importance of control over one's own mind and will, for true happiness must not depend on things one cannot control. Unlike most philosophers, Epictetus taught not for the select few, but for the many and humble. more...

  • Of Human Freedomby Epictetus

    Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 7.04

    In this personal and practical guide to moral self-improvement and living a good life, the second-century philosopher Epictetus tackles questions of freedom and imprisonment, stubbornness and fear, family, friendship and love, and leaves an intriguing document of daily life in the classical world. GREAT IDEAS. Throughout history, some books have... more...

  • Discourses and Selected Writingsby Epictetus

    Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 14.09

    Epictetus, a Greek stoic and freed slave, ran a thriving philosophy school in Nicropolis in the early second century AD. His animated discussions were celebrated for their rhetorical wizardry and were written down by Arrian, his most famous pupil. Together with the Enchiridion, a manual of his main ideas, and the fragments collected here, The Discourses... more...

  • The Discourcesby Epictetus

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99

    “The Discourses” by Epictetus is a record of different conversations that transpired between him and his pupil. These are aimed at explaining the author’s philosophy about how to live a serene life. Discussing a wide range of topics, from steadfastness to weaknesses, from fear to poverty and from happiness to the lack of it, this is... more...

  • The Enchiridionby Epictetus

    Xist Publishing 2015; US$ 0.99

    The Ultimate Manual about Stoicism ?The condition and characteristic of an uninstructed person is this: he never expects from himself profit (advantage) nor harm, but from externals. The condition and characteristic of a philosopher is this: he expects all advantage and all harm from himself.? - Epictetus, Enchiridion Know how to live without... more...

  • The Handbook of Epictetusby Epictetus

    Start Publishing LLC 2012; US$ 0.99

    Handbook of Epictetus also known as Enchiridion written by legendary Greek Stoic philosopher Epictetus is a manual of Stoic ethical advice. Compiled by Arrian, who was a student of Epictetus this great classic will surely attract a whole new generation of readers. For many, the Handbook of Epictetus is required reading for various courses and curriculums. more...

  • The Enchiridion of Epictetusby Epictetus

    Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 0.99

    No writings of Epictetus himself are really known. His discourses were transcribed and compiled by his pupil Arrian (author of the Anabasis Alexandri). The main work is The Discourses, four books of which have been preserved (out of an original eight). Arrian also compiled a popular digest, entitled the Enchiridion, or Handbook. In a preface to the... more...

  • The Art of Livingby Epictetus

    Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 0.99

    No writings of Epictetus himself are really known. His discourses were transcribed and compiled by his pupil Arrian (author of the Anabasis Alexandri). The main work is The Discourses, four books of which have been preserved (out of an original eight). Arrian also compiled a popular digest, entitled the Enchiridion, or Handbook. In a preface to the... more...

  • The Handbookby Epictetus

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 0.99

    No writings of Epictetus himself are really known. His discourses were transcribed and compiled by his pupil Arrian (author of the Anabasis Alexandri). The main work is The Discourses, four books of which have been preserved (out of an original eight). Arrian also compiled a popular digest, entitled the Enchiridion, or Handbook. In a preface to the... more...

  • Discourses (Books 1 and 2)by Epictetus; P. E. Matheson

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 6.95

    These discussions between an ancient Greek teacher of Stoicism and his students offer secular thinkers a mode of reasoning that dismisses the strictures of absolutism and emotionalism in exchange for a more peaceful life. more...