ISBN-10:
0872202410
ISBN-13:
9780872202412
Pub. Date:
03/15/1994
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
The Epicurus Reader: Selected Writings and Testimonia / Edition 1

The Epicurus Reader: Selected Writings and Testimonia / Edition 1

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Overview

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 Plutarch

Short 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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780872202412
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date: 03/15/1994
Series: Hackett Classics
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 599,180
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

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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