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Stoicism: Traditions & Transformations

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Stoicism ; traditions and transformations edited by Steven Strange and Jack Zupko. 1st paperback edition 2011 published by Cambridge University Press. Corners are slightly bent. General condition is very good.

Stoicism is now widely recognised as one of the most important philosophical schools of ancient Greece and Rome. But how did it influence Western thought after Greek and Roman antiquity? The question is a difficult one to answer because the most important Stoic texts have been lost since the end of the classical period, though not before early Christian thinkers had borrowed their ideas and applied them to discussions ranging from dialectic to moral theology. Later philosophers became familiar with Stoic teachings only indirectly, often without knowing that an idea came from the Stoics. The contributors recruited for this volume, first published in 2004, include some of the leading international scholars of Stoicism as well as experts in later periods of philosophy. They trace the impact of Stoicism and Stoic ideas from late antiquity through the medieval and modern periods.

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Author(s):
Strange S and Zupko J
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23x15rx2cm
Edition:
1st paperback edition 2011
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
052118164X
ISBN-13:
9780521181648
Number of pages:
295
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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Stoicism ; traditions and transformations edited by Steven Strange and Jack Zupko. 1st paperback edition 2011 published by Cambridge University Press. Corners are slightly bent. General condition is very good.

Stoicism is now widely recognised as one of the most important philosophical schools of ancient Greece and Rome. But how did it influence Western thought after Greek and Roman antiquity? The question is a difficult one to answer because the most important Stoic texts have been lost since the end of the classical period, though not before early Christian thinkers had borrowed their ideas and applied them to discussions ranging from dialectic to moral theology. Later philosophers became familiar with Stoic teachings only indirectly, often without knowing that an idea came from the Stoics. The contributors recruited for this volume, first published in 2004, include some of the leading international scholars of Stoicism as well as experts in later periods of philosophy. They trace the impact of Stoicism and Stoic ideas from late antiquity through the medieval and modern periods.

Author(s):
Strange S and Zupko J
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23x15rx2cm
Edition:
1st paperback edition 2011
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
052118164X
ISBN-13:
9780521181648
Number of pages:
295
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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