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The Cambridge Companion to the Stoics


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Introduction: Stoicism: an intellectual odyssey Brad Inwood; 1. The school, from Zeno to Arius Didymus David Sedley; 2. The school in the Roman imperial period Christopher Gill; 3. Stoic epistemology R. J. Hankinson; 4. Stoic logic Susanne Bobzien; 5. Stoic natural philosophy (physics and cosmology) Michael J. White; 6. Stoic theology Keimpe Algra; 7. Stoic determinism Dorothea Frede; 8. Stoic metaphysics Jacques Brunschwig; 9. Stoic ethics Malcolm Schofield; 10. Stoic moral psychology Tad Brennan; 11. Stoicism and medicine R. J. Hankinson; 12. The stoic contribution to traditional grammar David Blank and Catherine Atherton; 13. The stoics and the astronomical sciences Alexander Jones; 14. Stoic naturalism and its critics T. H. Irwin; 15. Stoicism in the philosophical tradition: Spinoza, Lipsius, Butler A. A. Long.

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This volume offers an odyssey through the ideas of the Stoics.


'... a splendid guide to what is currently going on in work in the Stoics.' Journal of African Christian Thought '... useful ... The contributions are well written and together form a comprehensive introduction to Stoicism.' Practical Philosophy 'There is nothing but good to say of this book. For a start, it is excellently organized ... it should go without saying that the quality of the scholarship is outstanding ... the chapters are very easy to read, and yet draw you on to improve your grasp of the topic and the pertinent issues ... No knowledge of ancient languages is assumed, but the clarity of the contributions means that even hardened scholars will profit from the book ... there could be no better introduction to Stoicism than this book.' Heythrop Journal

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