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EpictetusA Stoic and Socratic Guide to Life$
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A. A. Long

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780199245567

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0199245568.001.0001

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Epilogue: The Afterlife of Epictetus

Epilogue: The Afterlife of Epictetus

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(p.259) Epilogue: The Afterlife of Epictetus
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Epictetus
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DOI:10.1093/0199245568.003.0011

Concludes with a survey of Epictetus’ influence on later authors, ranging from classical antiquity and early Christianity up to the present. Those discussed include Simplicius, Justus Lipsius, Pascal, Descartes, Joseph Butler, and The Earl of Shaftesbury. Also included are Epictetus’ presence in American literature, and a discussion of his prospects for the new millennium.

Keywords:   Butler, Descartes, Epictetus, Lipsius, Pascal, Shaftesbury, Simplicius

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