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Brutus

Matthew Fox

in Cicero's Philosophy of History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199211920
eISBN:
9780191705854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211920.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter focuses on Brutus, Cicero's late dialogue on the history of rhetoric. Rather than presenting a teleology for Cicero's own achievements, the work reinforces the difficulty of interpreting ... More


Reading for Pleasure: Disaster and Digression in the First Renaissance Commentary on Lucretius

Gerard Passannante

in Dynamic Reading: Studies in the Reception of Epicureanism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199794959
eISBN:
9780199949694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794959.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, European History: BCE to 500CE

Gerard Passannante’s contribution, “Reading for Pleasure: Disaster and Digression in the First Renaissance Commentary on Lucretius,” explores the reception of Epicurean pleasure in ... More


Cicero on the Emotions: Tusculan Disputations 3 and 4

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226305776
eISBN:
9780226305196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305196.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The third and fourth books of Cicero's Tusculan Disputations deal with the nature and management of human emotion: first grief, then the emotions in general. In lively and accessible style, Cicero ... More


On Grief

in Cicero on the Emotions: Tusculan Disputations 3 and 4

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226305776
eISBN:
9780226305196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305196.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter explains Cicero's treatment of the problems that come from solutions proposed in the writings of the early Stoics Cleanthes and Chrysippus. Stoics not only denied that the wise person ... More


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