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Author Curnow, Trevor.

Title Ancient Philosophy and Everyday Life [electronic resource].

Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2006.

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Description 1 online resource (108 pages)
Summary Ancient Philosophy and Everyday Life is an introduction to Cynicism, Stoicism, Epicureanism and Scepticism. After a general account of the nature of ancient philosophy, it looks at each of these four particular schools in turn, outlining their histories and their doctrines. Special attention is paid to how these philosophies formed the bases for distinctive ways of life in antiquity. It is shown how their founders not only articulated the fundamental ideas of their schools but also embodied ...
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 88-95) and index.
Contents Ancient philosophy and everyday life -- Hellenistic philosophy -- Cynicism -- Stoicism -- Epicureanism -- Scepticism.
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Subject Philosophy, Ancient -- Social aspects.
Philosophy, Ancient.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: 9781847180421
ISBN 9781443806732 (electronic bk.)
1443806730 (electronic bk.)