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Author Cicero, Marcus Tullius.

Title On living and dying well / Marcus Tullius Cicero ; translated with an introduction and notes by Thomas Habinek.

Publication Info. London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  878.1 C45O    Check Shelf
Description xxiv, 215 pages : maps ; 20 cm.
Series Penguin classics
Penguin classics.
Note Translated from the Latin.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Philosophy at Rome. On the ultimate good and evil, or, On ends, 1.1-12 -- Against fear of death. Tusculan disputations, Book 1 (entire) -- The divinity of the universe. On the nature of gods, 2.18-44 -- Wisdom across the ages. Tusculan disputations, 5.5-11 -- Philosophy and oppression. On divination, 2.1-7 -- Friendship. Laelius, or, On friendship (entire) -- On duties, or, Life in accordance with human nature. On duties, Book 1 (entire) -- Death and burial of Cicero. Selections from ancient authors ; Cicero's life / by Siobhán McElduff.
Summary A pragmatist at heart, Cicero's philosophies were frequently personal and ethical, drawn not from abstract reasoning but through careful observation of the world. The resulting works remind us of the importance of social ties, the questions of free will, and the justification of any creative endeavour.
Subject Cicero, Marcus Tullius -- Translations into English.
Philosophy -- Early works to 1800.
Conduct of life -- Philosophy -- Early works to 1800.
Philosophy, Ancient.
Genre/Form Early works. (OCoLC)fst01411636
Translations. (OCoLC)fst01423791
Subject Cicero, Marcus Tullius. (OCoLC)fst00032861
Conduct of life. (OCoLC)fst00874563
Philosophy, Ancient. (OCoLC)fst01060860
Added Author Habinek, Thomas N., 1953- Translator. Author of introduction, etc..
Cicero, Marcus Tullius. De finibus bonorum et malorum. English. Selections.
Cicero, Marcus Tullius. Tusculanae disputationes. Selections. English.
Cicero, Marcus Tullius. De natura deorum. English. Selections.
Cicero, Marcus Tullius. De divinatione. Selections. English.
Cicero, Marcus Tullius. Laelius de amicitia. English.
Cicero, Marcus Tullius. De officiis. English. Selections.
Added Title Works. Selections. English. 2012
ISBN 9780140455564 (paperback)
0140455566 (paperback)
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