Seneca : fifty letters of a Roman Stoic
- Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2021
- xxxi, 307 p. ; 22 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index. Translated from the Latin.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca (4 BCE-65 CE) was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, and advisor to the Emperor Nero. Seneca's writings are read by scholars, students, and innumerable individuals interested in how philosophy can influence our daily lives. This volume collects 50 of Seneca's most important, popular, and interesting letters.
Stoics Alexander the Great Animals abilities Body attitude Consolation Cynicism Desire Epicureanism Death fear Intellectual freedom Greed Human nature Illness Joy Love Metaphysics Oratory Pain Religion Slave manumission Suicide Torture Virgil Wisdom