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The Discources by Epictetus

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English


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Number of Pages228
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Open LibraryOL8472766M
ISBN 101419159836
ISBN 109781419159831

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  The Discourses of Epictetus are a series of extracts of the teachings of the Stoic philosopher Epictetus written down by Arrian c. AD. 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). Buy other books like The Discourses. Table Of Contents. The DiscoursesPreface Introduction by Bernard Crick So Many Machiavellis The Prince and The Discourses Republics as Mixed Government The Mixture as Adaptability The Value of Conflict Factors of . 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 has been divided into the following sections. Book One [k] Book Two [k]: Book Three [k] Book Four [k]: Download: A k text-only version is available for download.

This web version reproduces the words of the sixth edition Discourses, published in The sixth edition is the last version Meher Baba personally approved. New Discourses. Pursuing the light of objective truth in subjective darkness. The Discourses by Niccolo Machiavelli is the famous political schemers treatise on Republican government compared to principality (or dictatorship)/5. 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 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. The full title of the Discourses is Discourses on the First Ten Books of Titus Livius (or Discourses on Livy). The book purports to be a commentary on works of Roman historian Titus Livius (known as Livy), specifically those books which cover the history of the Roman . These Discourses which form the central work of his life were preached by St. Symeon to his monks during their morning Matins ritual. They treat such basic spiritual themes as repentance, detachment, renunciation, the works of charity, impassiblity, remembrance of death, sorrow for sins, the practice of God's commandments, mystical union with 5/5(1). 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.