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Author Stephens, William O., 1962-
Title Marcus Aurelius [electronic resource] : a guide for the perplexed / William O. Stephens.
Publication Info. New York : Continuum International Pub. Group, c2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
Series Guides for the perplexed.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.The Man, the Emperor, the Thinker -- The Man -- Judging a Book by Its Title -- The Family and Boyhood of "Truest" -- The Philosopher-Prince -- The Early Reign -- A Stoic at War -- Father and Son -- The Thinker -- 2.The Influence of Heraclitus and Epictetus -- Heraclitus -- The divine law of logos -- Sleeping, waking, remembering -- Harmony of opposites -- River -- Flux, fire, and fortitude -- Epictetus -- Plato's Socrates as a Stoic hero -- Mighty mind and beastly body -- Death's door -- The theater of life -- 3.Wholes and Parts -- Simple Mereology -- The Parts of a Person -- Cosmic Holism -- Death Harmlessly Transforms -- Limbs of the Social Body -- The Bees and the Hive -- What, Then, is the Good of the Individual Citizen? -- 4.Time, Transience, and Eternity -- The Rushing River of Existence -- All that Happens Happened Before -- Time Quickly Erases -- The Gift of the Present -- You Can't Lose What You Don't Have -- 5.Virtues, Vices, and Junk -- Determine its Nature, Substance, Cause, Purpose, and Duration -- Stupid, Paltry, Decaying, Putrid, Filthy, Vile, Contemptible, Worthless Junk -- Ashes, Bones, and Smoke -- What in Us Should We Prize? -- The Task of Philosophy -- Goodness is Your Job: Perfect Your Character -- Justice and Reverence, Injustice and Blasphemy -- The Self-cleaning Spring and the All-consuming Fire -- What is Owed to Others.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, 121-180.
Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, 121-180. Meditations.
Stoics.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781441108104 1441108106 9781441125613 1441125612 (DLC) 2011017882
ISBN 1441146466 (electronic bk.)
9781441146465 (electronic bk.)
9781441108104 (pbk.)
1441108106 (pbk.)
9781441125613 (hardback)
1441125612 (hardback)
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