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Product Description: The Roman statesman and philosopher Seneca (4 BCE–65 CE) recorded his moral philosophy and reflections on life as a highly original kind of correspondence. Letters on Ethics includes vivid descriptions of town and country life in Nero’s Italy, discussions of poetry and oratory, and philosophical training for Seneca’s friend Lucilius...read more
By A. A. Long (trans)

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9780226265179 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 20, 2015, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: The Roman statesman and philosopher Seneca (4 BCE–65 CE) recorded his moral philosophy and reflections on life as a highly original kind of correspondence.

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Product Description: This lively book offers a wide-ranging study of Greek notions of mind and human selfhood from Homer through Plotinus. A. A. Long anchors his discussion in questions of recurrent and universal interest. What happens to us when we die? How is the mind or soul related to the body? Are we responsible for our own happiness? Can we achieve autonomy? Long asks when and how these questions emerged in ancient Greece, and shows that Greek thinkers’ modeling of the mind gave us metaphors that we still live by, such as the rule of reason or enslavement to passion...read more

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9780674729032 | Harvard Univ Pr, January 5, 2015, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: This lively book offers a wide-ranging study of Greek notions of mind and human selfhood from Homer through Plotinus.

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Product Description: We tend to suppose that the ancient Greeks had primitive ideas of the self, of responsibility, freedom, and shame, and that now humanity has advanced from these to a more refined moral consciousness. Bernard Williams's original and radical book questions this picture of Western history...read more
By A. A. Long (foreword by)

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9780520256439 | 2 edition (Univ of California Pr, April 15, 2008), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: We tend to suppose that the ancient Greeks had primitive ideas of the self, of responsibility, freedom, and shame, and that now humanity has advanced from these to a more refined moral consciousness.

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Product Description: A. A. Long, one of the world's leading writers on ancient philosophy, presents eighteen essays on the philosophers and schools of the Hellenistic and Roman periods--Epicureans, Stoics, and Sceptics. The discussion ranges over four centuries of innovative and challenging thought in ethics and politics, psychology, epistemology, and cosmology...read more

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9780199279111 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 30, 2006, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: A.

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9780199279128 | Clarendon Pr, November 23, 2006, cover price $61.00 | About this edition: A.

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Product Description: The philosophy of Epictetus, a freed slave in the Roman Empire, has been profoundly influential on Western thought: it offers not only stimulating ideas but practical guidance in living one's life. A. A. Long, a leading scholar of later ancient philosophy, gives the definitive presentation of the thought of Epictetus for a broad readership...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780199245567 | Oxford Univ Pr, March 28, 2002, cover price $93.00 | About this edition: The philosophy of Epictetus, a freed slave in the Roman Empire, has been profoundly influential on Western thought: it offers not only stimulating ideas but practical guidance in living one's life.

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9780199268856 | Clarendon Pr, March 11, 2004, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: The philosophy of Epictetus, a freed slave in the Roman Empire, has been profoundly influential on Western thought: it offers not only stimulating ideas but practical guidance in living one's life.

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Product Description: For the past three decades A. A. Long has been at the forefront of research in Hellenistic philosophy. In this book he assembles a dozen articles on Stoicism previously published in journals and conference proceedings. The collection is biased in favour of Professor Long's more recent studies of Stoicism and is focused on three themes: the Stoics' interpretation of their intellectual tradition, their ethics and their psychology...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521482639 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 1, 1996, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: The Graeco-Roman philosophy called Stoicism has become a major subject of research during the past three decades.

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9780520229747 | Univ of California Pr, August 1, 2001, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: For the past three decades A.

By A. A. Long (editor)

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9780521441223 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 1, 1999, cover price $67.99 | also contains Unidentified Farting Objects

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9780521446679 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 28, 1999, cover price $49.99

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Product Description: A timely reappraisal of the notable contributions of the Greek Stoics to logic, metaphysics, epistemology and ethics. This collection of papers, half of which were given at the series of seminars on Stoicism at the Institute of Classical Studies of the University of London in 1967-8, discusses topics which are of central importance in Stoic philosophy...read more
By A. A. Long (editor) and Irving Stone (editor)

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9780485121285 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 1, 1997), cover price $46.95 | About this edition: A timely reappraisal of the notable contributions of the Greek Stoics to logic, metaphysics, epistemology and ethics.

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Product Description: This collection of essays is addressed to the growing number of philosophers, classicists, and intellectual historians who are interested in the development of Greek thought after Aristotle. In nine original studies, the authors explore the meaning and history of "eclecticism" in the context of ancient philosophy...read more
By John M. Dillon (editor) and A. A. Long (editor)

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9780520060081 | Univ of California Pr, March 1, 1988, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: This collection of essays is addressed to the growing number of philosophers, classicists, and intellectual historians who are interested in the development of Greek thought after Aristotle.

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9780520206960 | Reprint edition (Univ of California Pr, November 1, 1996), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This collection of essays is addressed to the growing number of philosophers, classicists, and intellectual historians who are interested in the development of Greek thought after Aristotle.

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Product Description: This volume captures the individuality, the national and personal identity, the cultural exchange, and the self-consciousness that have long been sensed as peculiarly potent in the Hellenistic world. The fields of history, literature, art, philosophy, and religion are each presented using the format of two essays followed by a response...read more

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9780520075269 | Univ of California Pr, April 1, 1994, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: This volume captures the individuality, the national and personal identity, the cultural exchange, and the self-consciousness that have long been sensed as peculiarly potent in the Hellenistic world.

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Product Description: This comprehensive sourcebook makes available in the original Latin and Greek the principal extant texts required for the study of the Stoic, Epicurean and skeptical schools of philosophy. The material is organized by schools, and within each school topics are treated thematically...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521275576 | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, November 1, 1990), cover price $69.99 | About this edition: This comprehensive sourcebook makes available in the original Latin and Greek the principal extant texts required for the study of the Stoic, Epicurean and skeptical schools of philosophy.

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Product Description: Volume 1 presents the texts in new translations by the authors, and these are accompanied by a philosophical and historical commentary designed for use by all readers, including those with no background in the classical world. With its glossary and indexes, this volume can stand alone as an independent tool of study...read more

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9780521255615 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 1, 1987, cover price $94.99 | About this edition: Volume 1 presents the texts in new translations by the authors, and these are accompanied by a philosophical and historical commentary designed for use by all readers, including those with no background in the classical world.

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9780521275569, titled "The Hellenistic Philosophers: Translations of the Principal Sources, With Philosophical Commentary" | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1987, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: Volume 1 presents the texts in new translations by the authors, and these are accompanied by a philosophical and historical commentary designed for use by all readers, including those with no background in the classical world.

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Product Description: The purpose of this book is to trace the main developments in Greek philosophy during the period which runs from the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.c. to the end of the Roman Republic (31 B.c.). These three centuries, known to us as the Hellenistic Age, witnessed a vast expansion of Greek civilization eastwards, following Alexander's conquests; and later, Greek civilization penetrated deeply into the western Mediterranean world assisted by the political conquerors of Greece, the Romans...read more

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9780520058088 | 2 edition (Univ of California Pr, September 1, 1986), cover price $31.95 | About this edition: The purpose of this book is to trace the main developments in Greek philosophy during the period which runs from the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.
9780715612385 | Bristol Classical Pr, December 1, 1981, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Hellenistic Philosophy is a thorough introduction to the three schools of philosophy which dominated the Hellenistic era: Stoicism, Epicureanism and Scepticism.

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