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The Christianity Of Stoicism Or, Selections From Arrian"s Discourses Of Epictetus

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Epictetus actually wrote none of his own philosophy. The entire record that we have of his thoughts are from the notes taken by one of his pupils, named Arrian.

Arrian divided the Discourses of Epictetus into eight books. In addition, he wrote an Encheiridion, or manual, containing many of the maxims of Epictetus. To these areFile Size: 2MB.

As remarkable of a text the Enchiridion is, being one of the canonical texts of Stoic philosophy, and one of the most important ancient documents that we are fortunate to have access to, the story of its creator is equally as impressive.

Epictetus rose to become one of the most important Stoic philosophers, but the Enchiridion (Epictetus): Book Summary, Key Lessons and. Christianity has long held that our Faith is a reasonable one.

From the recognition of God’s existence to the right use of our sexuality, human reason powerfully reaffirms our deepest convictions as Catholics. Not only do we Christians need to be able to present our beliefs in a logical way, but as our society descends [ ].

Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. The Discourses of Epictetus are a series of informal lectures by the Stoic philosopher Epictetus written down by his pupil Arrian around AD.

Four books out of an original eight are still extant. The philosophy of Epictetus is intensely practical. He directs his students to focus attention on their opinions, anxieties, passions and desires, so that "they may never fail Author: Epictetus.

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Discourses is a philosophical work that consists of informal lectures by Epictetus (c – CE), recorded by his pupil, Arrian (c – c CE) around CE. This work consists of four books, each with dozens of discourses about Stoic philosophy.

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Epictetus is mostly known in and outside of the Stoic community for his Enchiridion, but that is only a summary of his Discourses, of which this book has all 4. If you are non-religious, he can come off slightly preachy, but his religion is more of a pantheistic type/5.

A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus with the Encheiridion book. Read 21 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This book was co /5. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Epictetus. Christianity of stoicism: or, selections from Arrian's discourses of Epictetus.

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An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article. Epictetus: The Discourses, trans. by George Long (HTML at ) Epictetus: The Discourses of Epictetus (with the Enchiridion; translation originally published ), trans.

by P. Matheson (HTML with commentary at sacred. adequate excerpts of Epictetus and Marcus together; most often readers have had to find them in separate volumes. And adequate selections from Seneca's writings on Stoicism do not seem to exist in any book at present in print.

Moreover, most readers today, we are convinced, will much prefer to read selections from each of the 1 The Human. Stoicism offers a guide to happiness and serenity in life, and Epictetus was, perhaps, the greatest Stoic philosopher.

First and foremost, Epictetus was a deeply religious man. He was convinced that God created the world according to Reason and that human beings, in so far as we have the gift of rational thought, can attain happiness by living.

Buy A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus with the Encheiridion: Annotated Annotated by Epictetus, Ginn, Edwin, Long, George (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(21).

The Enchiridion or Handbook of Epictetus (Ancient Greek: Ἐγχειρίδιον Ἐπικτήτου, Enkheirídion Epiktḗtou) is a short manual of Stoic ethical advice compiled by Arrian, a 2nd-century disciple of the Greek philosopher gh the content is mostly derived from the Discourses of Epictetus, it is not a summary of the Discourses but rather a compilation of Author: Epictetus / Arrian.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(35). Epictetus was a slave woman's son, and for many years a slave himself. The tone and temper of his whole life were determined thereby.

An all-engulfing passion for independence and freedom so preoccupied him in his youth, that throughout his life he was obsessed with the fear of restraint, and tended to regard mere liberty, even in its negative aspect alone, as.

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A superb new edition of Epictetus's famed handbook on Stoicism--translated by one of the world's leading authorities on Stoic philosophy Born a slave, the Roman Stoic philosopher Epictetus (c. AD) taught that mental freedom is supreme, since it can liberate one anywhere, even in a prison/5.

Marcus Aurelius, and Epictetus does not bring one face to face with a living, loving, and just personality as does the reading of the Gospels or of Paul.

Both Christianity and Stoicism agree that there is an ultimate substance. But when the simple question is put as to the character of that substance, the answer is totally Size: 38KB.

The very first book that I read after this renewed interest in Stoicism was The Discourses of Epictetus. Read. The Discourses of Epictetus There, I think, a good comparison can be made between Stoicism and Christianity.

Despite the fact that Christianity, early Christianity, adopted quite a bit of Stoicism, the early Christians rejected. The Discourses of Epictetus, an emancipated Graeco‐Roman slave, are the most powerful surviving record of an ancient Stoic teacher at work.

This book offers a comprehensive analysis of Epictetus’ philosophy as a guide to life, focusing on his dialectical methodology, principal ideas, and long‐term influence.Epictetus (/ ˌ ɛ p ɪ k ˈ t iː t ə s /; Greek: Ἐπίκτητος, Epíktētos; c.

50 – AD) was a Greek Stoic was born a slave at Hierapolis, Phrygia (present day Pamukkale, Turkey) and lived in Rome until his banishment, when he went to Nicopolis in northwestern Greece for the rest of his life.

His teachings were written down and published by his pupil Arrian in his Era: Ancient philosophy.Discourses of Epictetus and Enchiridion of Epictetus Main articles: Discourses of Epictetus and Enchiridion of Epictetus Arrian was a pupil of Epictetus around AD, and, according to his own account, he was moved to publish his notes of Epictetus' lectures, which are known as Discourses of Epictetus, by their unauthorized : c.

86, Nicomedia, Bithynia, Anatolia.