5 edition of The discourses. found in the catalog.
|Series||Pelican classics, AC14|
|Contributions||Crick, Bernard R.|
|LC Classifications||JC143 M163 1970|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||543|
Arrian's Discourses of Epictetus The Encheiridion, or Manual. Fragments of Epictetus book: book 0 book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4. chapter: Of finery in dress. In what a man ought to be exercised who has made proficiency; and that we neglect the chief things. What is the matter on which a good man should be employed, and in what we ought chiefly to. Each of the thirty discourses that make up Book 1 is introduced and summarized; then the arguments are examined in detail. The general introduction gives background information about Epictetus' life, the intellectual context of the work, the style of the discourses, and the history of the text. A bibliography surveys the literature.
Unlike the Synoptic Gospels that include many teaching parables about the Kingdom of God, John's Gospel displays Jesus' teaching in a series of discourses, many of which follow miraculous sings. If you were to number the major discourses in the Book of Signs you could come up with Seven Discourses: The New Birth (). The Discourses - Ebook written by Niccolo Machiavelli. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Discourses/5(14).
Translated into English for the first time, The Discourses offers readers access to the intellectual landscape of the early modern Muslim world through an author who speaks openly and frankly about his personal life and his relationships with his country’s rulers, scholars, and commoners. A . Few figures in intellectual history have proved as notorious and ambiguous as Niccolò Machiavelli. But while his treatise The Prince made his name synonymous with autocratic ruthlessness and cynical manipulation, The Discourses (c) shows a radically different outlook on the world of politics. In this carefully argued commentary on Livy’s history of republican Rome, Machiavelli proposed /5(4).
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A student CANNOT reference this book in an essay/5(64). The Discourses by Niccolo Machiavelli is the famous political schemers treatise on Republican government compared to principality (or dictatorship)/5. The Discourses are Machiavelli’s commentaries on the republic of ancient Rome—how it is founded, maintained, and protected—and how Roman wisdom in the art of statecraft can be used by all republics.
The Roman Republic is an early democracy that lasts from BCE to 49 BCE. The Discourses of Epictetus are a series of extracts of the teachings of the Stoic philosopher Epictetus written down by Arrian c. There were originally eight books, but only four now remain in their entirety, along with a few fragments of the others.
In a preface attached to the Discourses, Arrian explains how he came to write them: I /5(29). Like the Discourses on Livy, the Florentine Histories contains (less bold) criticism of the church and popes and revealing portraits of leading characters, especially of the Medici (the book is organized around the return of Cosimo de’ Medici [–] to Florence in after his exile).
Discourses by Epictetus is a work that only survived thanks to a student named Arrian, who’s credited with transcribing the lessons he learned in Epictetus’ classroom at the beginning of the second century AD.
Cornell Associated Press Symeon the New Theologian: The Discourses translation by C.J. DeCatanzaro, introduction by George Maloney, S.J., preface by Basile Krivocheine It 5/5(1).
THE thirty-three Discourses contained in this book were dictated over a visible Light and Sound Ray in our home during by the Ascended Master Saint Germain and those other Ascended Masters directly concerned with this Activity.
The sound of His Voice was physically audible to everyone in the room. An American-born author, mathematician, and political commentator, Dr. James Lindsay has written six books spanning a range of subjects including religion, the philosophy of science and postmodern theory.
He is the co-founder of New Discourses and currently promoting his new book "How to have impossible conversations". The first of the four books of the Discourses is philosophically the richest: it focuses primarily on ethics and moral psychology, but also touches on issues of logic, epistemology, science, and rhetoric.
Other notable schools of ancient thought, including Epicureanism, the Sceptics, and the Cynics, are discussed. This book is an extended variation on the stoic philosophy of Epictetus best captured by this passage from the first entry of his Handbook: “Some things are up to us and others are not.
Up to us are opinion, impulse, desire, aversion, and, in a word, whatever is our own action/5. The Discourses of Epictetus are a series of extracts of the teachings of the Stoic philosopher Epictetus written down by Arrian c.
There were originally eight books, but only four now remain in their entirety, along with a few fragments of the others. The Discourses of Epictetus are a series of informal lectures by the Stoic philosopher Epictetus written down by his pupil Arrian around AD.
Four books. The Numerical Discourses: Book IV: The Section on Being In Motion - Duration: Candana Bhikkhu 53 views. On Precepts: Why Wisdom MUST Be Present At All Times. On the other, discourses is a technical term within the academic literature that means, roughly, ways things can be spoken about legitimately within a particular context.
For example, the ways lawyers speak about law and the practice of law can be referred to as legal discourses. The Discourses Book I Chapter I. On Things in Our Power and Things Not in Our Power Chapter II. How One May Be True to One's Character in Everything Chapter III.
What Conclusions May be Drawn From the Fact That God is Father of Men Chapter IV. On Progress, or Moral Advance Chapter V.
Against Followers of the Academy Chapter VI. On Providence. Title: Discourses of Epictetus Author: Epictetus, George Long, John Lancaster Spalding Created Date: 10/16/ AM. The Discourses is an extensive work and is divided into three volumes with different, though related, subject matters.
The first book concerns the structure of a republic, discusses warfare with respect to republics and analyzes the nature of individual leadership in the republic.
But while his treatise The Prince made his name synonymous with autocratic ruthlessness and cynical manipulation, The Discourses (c) shows a radically different outlook on the world of politics. In this carefully argued commentary on Livy’s history of republican Rome, Machiavelli proposed a system of government that would uphold civic.
The Discourses Book 1, Chapters Summary & Analysis Book 1, Chapter 31 Summary: “Why Roman Commanders Were Never Excessively Punished for Errors They Committed, Nor Were They Ever Punished When Their Ignorance or Poor Decisions Resulted in Harm to the Republic”.
The wording was awkward, and phrasing often confusing or difficult to understand. This particular book was the third version of the Discourses I purchased, and I was delighted to find it understandable and enjoyable reading.
You also get the complete works of Epictetus (The Discourses, Enchiridion, and Fragments), a nice bonus.5/5(5).Discourses on Livy by Niccolo Machiavelli Page 3 CHAPTER XXI.—That it is a great reproach to a Prince or to a Commonwealth to be without.Discourses and Selected Writings by Epictetus is the polar opposite.
Original, ancient lessons to achieve your goals and conquer adversity from in my eyes the greatest Stoic philosopher, Epictetus. You won’t find this book anywhere near the best sellers or anywhere that’s particularly visible in .