Table of contents for From Epicurus to Epictetus : studies in Hellenistic and Roman philosophy / A. A. Long.

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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

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Philosophy, Ancient.
Skepticism.
Epicurus.
Stoics.