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Stoic Paradoxes: A New Translation

By: Quintus Curtius - translator
Narrated by: Alan Weyman
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Cicero's Stoic Paradoxes is a brilliant and accessible summary of the six major ethical beliefs of Stoicism. The nature of moral goodness, the possession of virtue, good and bad conduct, the transcendence of wisdom, and the sources of real wealth are all discussed with the author's characteristic intensity and wit.

This is the only existing modern translation of this little-known classic, as well as the most detailed study.

Also included here is Cicero's visionary essay "The Dream of Scipio", which is a compelling testament to his belief in the immortality of the soul. Taken together, these two works provide a glimpse into the mind of one of the most influential thinkers of antiquity.

For this special edition, translator Quintus Curtius has returned to the original Latin texts to provide a modern, fresh interpretation of these forgotten classics. Supplementary essays, summaries, and textual notes provide additional guidance and help present these works to a new generation of listeners.

Quintus Curtius can be found at qcurtius.com.

©2018 Quintus Curtius (P)2018 Quintus Curtius

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