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Letters from a Stoic. Epistulae morales ad Lucilium [by] Seneca; selected and translated [from the Latin], with an introduction, by Robin Campbell.

; Campbell, Robin, translator
Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1969.
ISBN , 0140442103

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Standard Title Epistulae morales ad Lucilium. English
Other Title Epistulae morales ad Lucilium.
Other Authors Campbell, Robin,
Subjects Conduct of life -- Early works to 1800.
Conduct of life.
Ethics -- Early works to 1800.
Ethics.
Morale pratique -- Ouvrages avant 1800.
Stoa.
Series Penguin classics ; L210.
Description 254 pages 18 cm.
Copyright Date 1969.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 241).
Summary The power and wealth which Seneca the Younger (C.4 B.C.- A.D. 65) acquired as Nero's minister were in conflict with his Stoic beliefs. Nevertheless he was the outstanding figure of his age. The Stoic philosophy which Seneca professed in his writings, later supported by Marcus Aurelius, provided Rome with a passable bridge to Christianity. Seneca's major contribution to Stoicism was to spiritualize and humanize a system which could appear cold and unrealistic.
Contents Introduction -- Seneca's life -- Seneca and philosophy -- Seneca and literature -- His letters and other writings -- His style -- His influence and appeal -- Note on translation and text -- Postscripts -- Letters -- Notes.
Genre Early works.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)72515
(OCoLC)ocm00072515
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, approximately 4 B.C.-65 A.D.
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