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Contents Citations and Abbreviations xv I. GENERAL 1. Hellenistic ethics and philosophical power 3 2. Hellenistics ethics as the art of life 20 II. SCEPTICISM 3. Aristotle and the history of Greek scepticism 37 4. Timon of Phlius: Pyrrhonist and satirist 60 5. Arcesilaus in his time and place 83 6. Scepticism about gods 98 7. Astrology: arguments pro and contra 110 III. EPICUREANISM 8. Chance and laws of nature in Epicureanism 135 9. Pleasure and social utility: the virtues of being Epicurean 153 10. Lucretius on nature and the Epicurean self 173 IV. EARLY STOICISM 11. Zeno's epistemology and Plato's Theaetetus 191 12. Stoic psychology and the elucidation of language 203 13. The Stoics on world-conflagration and everlasting recurrence 220 V. CICERO, AND ROMAN STOICISM 14. Cicero's Plato and Aristotle 247 15. Cicero's politics in De officiis 266 16. Stoic philosophers on persons, property-ownership, and community 290 17. Seneca on the self: why now? 312 18. Epictetus on understanding andmanaging emotions 327 Bibliography 342 Index of subjects 357 Index locorum 000
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