Stoicism

Stoicism - Stoicism 09/03/2009 17:40:00 The questions to...

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Stoicism 09/03/2009 17:40:00 The questions to ask when reading a book on Stoicism Anthropology o Faculty of choice Judgment will lead to your will  Aversion—what we opposed to  Go against things that are against nature  Supreme good—tranquility  Metaethics—nature Polis—individualist or communitarian ? Form of Writing? Epictetus  Making judgments about things  o Will it harm me or is it how it is in the universe (cant do anything about  it) Free and tranquil is the biggest thing to Stoics  Stoics Aware of the limits of their will o If went too far be disappointed beyond scope Cosmology (physics)=theology o The good is immanit and written in nature Ethics o Bringing cosmos and anthropology together 
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Marcus Arilieus First book is thanking the people he knows in his life  o Family and teachers Important 
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2009 for the course ARLT 100 taught by Professor Thompson during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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