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By Marcus Tullius Cicero,Margaret Graver

ISBN-10: 0226305775

ISBN-13: 9780226305776

ISBN-10: 0226305783

ISBN-13: 9780226305783

The 3rd and fourth books of Cicero's Tusculan Disputations take care of the character and administration of human emotion: first grief, then the sentiments more often than not. In full of life and obtainable type, Cicero provides the insights of Greek philosophers at the topic, reporting the perspectives of Epicureans and Peripatetics and giving a close account of the Stoic place, which he himself favors for its shut reasoning and ethical earnestness. either the expert and the final reader can be desirous about the Stoics' research of the motives of grief, their type of feelings through genus and species, their lists of oddly named personality flaws, and by way of the philosophical debate that develops over the application of anger in politics and war.

Margaret Graver's based and idiomatic translation makes Cicero's paintings obtainable not only to classicists yet to a person drawn to historical philosophy and psychotherapy or within the philosophy of emotion. The accompanying statement explains the philosophical strategies mentioned within the textual content and offers many useful parallels from Greek sources.

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