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Seneca the philosopher, and his modern message.

by Richard M. Gummere

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Published by Marshall Jones co. in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, ca. 4 B.C.-65 A.D.,
  • Literature, Comparative -- Latin and modern.,
  • Literature, Comparative -- Modern and Latin.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesOur debt to Greece and Rome, Our debt to Greece and Rome
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA6675 .G8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 150 p.
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23331913M

      Seneca’s most interesting ideas revolve around his concept of living a good life, which he describes as a life of tranquillity. Most of these ideas can be found in his book On the Shortness of Life. Seneca’s ideas are timeless and can be used as. cient Stoic philosopher, made the central theme of his teaching. Epictetus in His Time and Place In the early years of the second century of our era, this ex-slave established a school for young men in the northwestern Greek city of Nicopolis, which had become a fashionable metropolitan center. One of his students was a brilliant youth called File Size: KB.

      The writings of the ancient Roman philosopher Seneca offer powerful insights into stoicism, morality and the importance of reason, and continue to provide profound guidance to many through their eloquence, lucidity and wisdom. Picking this book was entirely thanks to a video by PewDiePie, who, in between his usual meme and gaming content enjoys indulging.   How to Die, compiled from various writings of the Roman Stoic philosopher Seneca by the excellent James Romm, assembles Seneca’s thoughts on death. Seneca died during the reign of the emperor Nero, in A.D. 65, having been “encouraged” by him to commit suicide. The reason for the compiling and publication of this book, presumably, is to educate moderns about how to die.

    ↑ Richard Mott Gummere, Seneca the philosopher, and his modern message, p ↑ Gummere, Seneca the philosopher, and his modern message, p ↑ Moses Hadas. The Stoic Philosophy of Seneca, 3. ↑ Campbell, Robin Letters from a Stoic (London ) ↑ Tacitus The Annals (New York ) ↑ Tacitus The Annals (New Born: c. 4 BC, Cordoba, Hispania. LUCIUS ANNAEUS SENECA, statesman, philosopher, advocate and man of letters, was born at Cordoba in Spain around 4 B.C. Despite his relatively undistinguished background and ever-recurrent ill health, he rose rapidly to prominence at Rome, pursuing the double career in the courts and political life for which he had been trained.


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We look forward to creating many 5/5(3). Seneca the Philosopher, and His Modern Message: Gummere, Richard Mott: Books - or: Richard Mott Gummere. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Seneca the Philosopher, and His Modern Message at This book, a revised version of an Oxford doctoral thesis submitted in the summer ofis neither a biography of Seneca nor a history of the period of his political influence, but an example of the kind of study that is a necessary preliminary to both.

Seneca is revered as a Stoic philosopher—but he was devoted to money and power, and worked as a fixer for Nero. Elizabeth Kolbert weighs the evidence. Seneca, in full Lucius Annaeus Seneca, byname Seneca the Younger, (born c.

4 bce, Corduba (now Córdoba), Spain—died 65 ce, Rome [Italy]), Roman philosopher, statesman, orator, and tragedian. He was Rome’s leading intellectual figure in the mid-1st century ce and was virtual ruler with his friends of the Roman world between 54 and The Roman statesman, philosopher and playwright Lucius Annaeus Seneca dramatically influenced the progression of Western thought.

His works have had an unparalleled impact on the development of ethical theory, shaping a code of behavior for dealing with tyranny in his own age that endures today.

^ Richard Mott Gummere, Seneca the philosopher, and his modern message, p ^ Gummere, Seneca the philosopher, and his modern message, p ^ Moses Hadas. The Stoic Philosophy of Seneca, 3. ^ a b Campbell, Robin Letters from a Stoic (London ) ^ Tacitus The Annals (New York ) ^ Tacitus The Annals (New York ) All.

Seneca's writings stand, along with those of Zeno, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius, as a pillar of Stoic philosophy, a system of thinking which emphasizes the primacy of personal virtue and the importance of observing oneself objectively and mastering, instead of being mastered by, one's own emotions.De Brevitate Vitae (frequently referred to as On the Shortness of Life in English) is a moral essay written by Seneca the Younger, a Roman Stoic philosopher, to his father-in-law philosopher brings up many Stoic principles on the nature of time, namely that men waste much of it in meaningless pursuits.Letters from a Stoic by Lucius Annaeus Seneca.

Summary. (pair with Into the Wild, a movie and book about Christopher McCandless who ventures into Alaska alone but discovers that “true happiness can only be found when shared.”) The Philosopher and His Modern Message.

I – The Old and the New.