Table of contents for Epictetus' Handbook and the Tablet of Cebes : guides to Stoic living / Keith Seddon.

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CONTENTS
Preface	6
List of Abbreviations	11
Part One
The Handbook of Epictetus: Stoic Transformation of the Soul
Introduction to Epictetus
1 Overview	14
2 Life 	15
3 Writings 	18
3.1 The Discourses	20
3.2 The Handbook	20
3.3 Fragments	21
4 Epictetus? Stoicism	21
5 Key Concepts
5.1 The promise of philosophy	23
5.2 What is really good	25
5.3 What is in our power	27
5.4 Making proper use of impressions	29
5.5 The three topoi	32
5.5.1 The Discipline of Desire	33
5.5.2 The Discipline of Action	35
5.5.3 The Discipline of Assent 	38
5.6 God 	40
5.7 On living in accordance with nature	44
5.8 Metaphors for life	48
5.9 Making progress	53
Translation and Commentary	57
Part Two
The Tablet of Cebes: The Journey to Happiness
Introduction to the Tablet of Cebes
1 Overview	290
2 Author and Date	292
3 Outline of the Tablet	298
4 Is the Tablet Stoic?	302
Translation	306
Appendix 1: The Story of Er	342
Appendix 2: Tables, Plans, and Drawing
Epictetus and Stoicism
1 Stoic Values	352
2 Passions and ?Good Feelings?	353
3 Indifferent Things (ta adiaphora)	353
4 Translations of Prohairesis	354
5 Translations of aidôs and aidêmôn, pistis and pistos in Handbook 24	355
6 The Stoic Philosophers	356
Tablet of Cebes
Plan One: Schematic Overview of Cebes? Tablet	358
Plan Two: Encloses C and D	358
Drawing One: The Path to True Education	359
Appendix 3: A Page from the Author?s Stoic Notebook	360
Glossary A: Epictetus	361
Glossary B: Cebes	387
Bibliography	404
Index of Key Terms in the Handbook of Epictetus	456

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Epictetus. Manual.
Kebåetos Thåebaiou pinax.
Conduct of life.
Stoics.