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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$ 11.27

    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...

  • 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...

  • Discourses (Books 3 and 4)by Epictetus; P. E. Matheson

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 6.95

    In this compilation of Books 3 and 4 of Epictetus' Discourses, the philosopher discusses the quest for freedom, solitude, cynicism, fear, discretion, the avoidance of quarrels, and other subjects of enduring interest. more...

  • The Enchiridion, or Handbookby Epictetus; George Long

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.95

    The Enchiridion, or Handbook was written by a student of Epictetus in the 2nd century. It is a short guide to ethical living, and its focus is more practical than the metaphysical treatises of earlier Greek philosophers. It assumes that "some things are up to us and some are not up to us," and instructs the reader how to deal well with what... more...

  • The Handbook (The Encheiridion)by Epictetus; Nicholas P. White

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1983; US$ 5.50

    The Handbook , or The Encheiridion , by Epictetus (c. A.D. 50-130) is a collection of extracts from his four books of Discourses complied by Flavius Arrianus. Included in this annotated translation by Nicholas. P. White is an Introduction referencing Epictetus? life and thought along with a general understanding of Stoic philosophy as a movement and... more...

  • Encheiridionby Epictetus; Gerard Boter

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 84.00

    The philosopher Epictetus? Encheiridion (?Little Handbook?), written c. AD 100, is one of the most influential works of Stoic philosophy. The Greek text presented here is the first one to be based an a full evaluation of the complete tradition. more...