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Classical Antiquity. 2008; 272359–404 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2008.27.2.359
Published: 01 October 2008
... Stoicism, and in Stoic philosophers like Seneca. It is no coincidence that Tacitus is particularly interested in the behavior of Stoics like Thrasea Paetus, Barea Soranus, and Seneca himself. They, and even non-Stoic characters like Epicharis and Petronius, exemplify the behavior necessary if Roman freedom...
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Classical Antiquity. 1991; 102237–258 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25010951
Published: 01 October 1991
.... Siluae 1.1.27-28 E. Wistrand, "The Stoic Opposition to the Principate" StudClas 18 (1979) 93-101 8 Suasoriae 6.2 P. Brunt, "Stoicism and the Principate," PBSR 43 (1975) 7-35, for Cato 11 and 15. 9 A. Erskine, The Hellenistic Stoa: Political Thought and Action (Ithaca, 1990) B. Shaw, "The...
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Classical Antiquity. 2018; 372187–235 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2018.37.2.187
Published: 01 October 2018
...' rhetoric with the ethical language and doctrines of different ancient philosophical schools. Whereas some scholars identify ethical views comparable to Stoic ideas in Hellenistic decrees, this article argues that there are more significant overlaps, especially in decrees from Asia Minor dating to after 150...
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Classical Antiquity. 1998; 172235–258 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25011084
Published: 01 October 1998
... initiating sexual contact pursues philia and eunoia. On the other hand, Dio expresses his disgust when the agent uses sexual relations self-indulgently for pleasure. The content and form of his arguments illustrate his familiarity with both Stoic doctrine and the forms of popular moralizing discourse. The...
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Classical Antiquity. 2008; 2711–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2008.27.1.1
Published: 01 April 2008
... and prohibitions of natural law. Just as Cicero uses a Stoic conception of natural law, so he uses a specifically Stoic view of participation in natural law. His laws share imperfectly in the guiding power of natural law by prescribing intermediate duties as a means to the attainment of virtue...
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Classical Antiquity. 2019; 382275–297 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2019.38.2.275
Published: 01 October 2019
... the hay fever would be the pro goumenic cause of his or her cardiac distress. The third category, the synektic cause, plays an obscure part in Galen s patho- logical system. It has roots among the Stoics but underwent significant changes in meaning over time, a shift which R. J. Hankinson attributes...
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Classical Antiquity. 2019; 382250–274 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2019.38.2.250
Published: 01 October 2019
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Classical Antiquity. 2019; 381141–183 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2019.38.1.141
Published: 01 April 2019
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Classical Antiquity. 2019; 3812–35 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2019.38.1.2
Published: 01 April 2019
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Classical Antiquity. 2018; 372351–378 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2018.37.2.351
Published: 01 October 2018
... only the bare necessities of life in stating that poverty limited by nature is great wealth, but limitless wealth is great poverty (SV 25: As a defender of poverty rather than penury, Epicurus approach to wealth lies in between that of the Cynics, who reject it outright, and the Stoics...
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Classical Antiquity. 2018; 3711–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2018.37.1.1
Published: 01 April 2018
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Classical Antiquity. 2018; 371151–185 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2018.37.1.151
Published: 01 April 2018
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Classical Antiquity. 2017; 361130–182 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2017.36.1.130
Published: 01 April 2017
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Classical Antiquity. 2016; 352247–278 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2016.35.2.247
Published: 01 October 2016
... Lampsacus, a spe- cialist in cosmology.29 The Stoics had recently developed a new explanation for the earth s poise at the center of the cosmos (besides its own symmetry): the dynamic force of pneuma acting equally upon it from all directions.30 Sambursky points out that the term isobares, equal weight...
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Classical Antiquity. 2016; 3511–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2016.35.1.1
Published: 01 April 2016
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Classical Antiquity. 2015; 342209–251 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2015.34.2.209
Published: 01 October 2015
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Classical Antiquity. 2015; 34174–120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2015.34.1.74
Published: 01 April 2015
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Classical Antiquity. 2014; 331130–173 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2014.33.1.130
Published: 01 April 2014
... the slightly less lacunose book 3 of De Re Publica,32 where True Law (lex vera) is defined as a right reason (ratio recta) that is consonant with natura (RP 3.27 [=Z 3.33 As Elizabeth Asmis has recently shown, this discussion evinces the Stoic conception of a natural law that inheres in all...
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Classical Antiquity. 2013; 322406–438 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2013.32.2.406
Published: 01 October 2013
... publication of the texts destroyed any reputation that Fronto might have had: tediously fawning and hypochondriacal, steeped in disappointment that his pupil Marcus disdained the glories of rhetoric in favor of Stoic philosophy, filled with archaizing language and pointless wordplay, Fronto s letters are not...
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Classical Antiquity. 2013; 321200–242 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2013.32.1.200
Published: 01 April 2013
... have language and rationality; Zeus gave the ethical principle of justice (dike¯) to us alone, not to fishes and beasts (Hes. Works and Days 276-80); we are destined to rule over other living beings (Plin. NH 7.3: animal ceteris imperaturum); man is the measure of all things. Fuelled by Stoic and...