The Routledge Handbook of the Stoic Tradition (Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy)

The Routledge Handbook of the Stoic Tradition (Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy)

John Sellars


The historic philosophy of stoicism has been an important and formative effect at the improvement of Western concept due to the fact its inception via to the current day. it isn't simply an immense quarter of research in philosophy and classics, but in addition in theology and literature.

The Routledge instruction manual of the Stoic Tradition

is the 1st quantity of its sort, and a great advisor and reference resource to the character and carrying on with value of stoicism. Comprising twenty-six chapters by means of a staff of overseas members and organised chronologically, the Handbook is split into 4 parts:

  • Antiquity and the center a long time, including stoicism in Rome; stoicism in early Christianity; the Platonic reaction to stoicism; and stoic impacts within the overdue heart Ages
  • Renaissance and Reformation, addressing the influence of stoicism at the Italian Renaissance, Reformation concept, and early sleek English literature together with Shakespeare
  • Early smooth Europe, including stoicism and early sleek French idea; the stoic impact on Spinoza and Leibniz; stoicism and the French and Scottish Enlightenment; and Kant and stoic ethics
  • The glossy global, including stoicism in 19th century German philosophy; stoicism in Victorian tradition; stoicism in the US; stoic topics in modern Anglo-American ethics; and the stoic impression on smooth psychotherapy.

An priceless source for somebody attracted to the philosophical heritage and effect of stoic concept, The Routledge guide of the Stoic Tradition is vital analyzing for all scholars and researchers engaged on the subject.

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