All the Works of Epictetus #2020

All the Works of Epictetus Epictetus Arrian Elizabeth Carter All the Works of Epictetus The Stoic Philosophy of Epictetus containing his Discourses Enchiridion Handbook and Fragments Said to have been transcribed by his pupil Arrian these were translated into English by Elizabeth Ca

  • Title: All the Works of Epictetus
  • Author: Epictetus Arrian Elizabeth Carter
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  • Page: 341
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  • All the Works of Epictetus Epictetus Arrian Elizabeth Carter The Stoic Philosophy of Epictetus, containing his Discourses, Enchiridion Handbook , and Fragments Said to have been transcribed by his pupil Arrian, these were translated into English by Elizabeth Carter in 1758 The first lines of his Enchiridion Handbook say Of things, some are in our Power, and others not He continues on to talk about how one can approach lifeThe Stoic Philosophy of Epictetus, containing his Discourses, Enchiridion Handbook , and Fragments Said to have been transcribed by his pupil Arrian, these were translated into English by Elizabeth Carter in 1758 The first lines of his Enchiridion Handbook say Of things, some are in our Power, and others not He continues on to talk about how one can approach life in order to best stay well adjusted within oneself, no matter the situation While written long ago, Epictetus advice can still be remarkably useful today.
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    1. Stoicism Part 3A Stoic s Journey heroically useful or false and insincere Follow us, who are orphaned at birth from our true selves When winter comes and we prepare for the long migration, we are revealed our true identity and are left behind in the forest with the other sparrows since we would not survive the long journey But only with the help of our alter egos this one on , the eccentric owl with his imaginary on line friends, and the other an Epicurean, Spotify listening parakeet, do we stan [...]

    2. The main point of the Discourses can be summed up in a couple sentences If it is under your control, change it If it s not under your control, don t worry about it There s a lot of course, but nearly everything comes back to that Epictetus keeps referring to the Reason, which is the essential central aspect of humanity, the one thing that makes you you Therefore, that is what is under an individual s control and what they should work on, and everything else should be endured Death comes at the [...]

    3. Epictetus constructs an ideal human and then tells us that reason should mold us to fit that ideal As to what constitutes the ideal, he advises that we must concern ourselves with only that which is in our power, not what is outside our power to control This advice is anchored in a view of the cosmos that has a mind of its own Given this fated universe, our task is to go with the flow, not fight it, and to focus only on what we have control over Importantly, this means our desires and concerns A [...]

    4. Read the Enchiridion only Carter translation freely available at the MIT Classics website classics.mit Epictetus epi

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