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Updated November 18, 2009
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The Classical Stoics of Greece and Rome,
Their Predecessors and
For online translations of Greek and Latin texts by classical and Renaissance Stoics or about their ideas, see Classical Works.
An Introduction to Stoic
Ethics* (basic level)
Stoicism in a Nutshell* (intermediate level) (new: May 31, 2006)
Stoic Values--A Chart* (basic
Comparisons between Stoicism and Other Ancient Philosophies
Stoics and Epicureans: A
Schematic Comparison* (basic)
A Dialogue on Ethics between a
Stoic and an Aristotelian* (intermediate)
Stoic Psychological Theory
Passions according to the Classical Stoics* (intermediate)
The Stoic View of Moral Development* (basic level) (based on Cicero, De Finibus) (11-04)
Sage Free from Pain?* (in Volga Journal of Philosophy and Social
If this version is not acessible, try the Stoic Place copy.
Dr. Keith Seddon, The Stoics on Why We Should
Strive to Be Free of the Passions
Did the Ancient Stoics Regard Slavery as Natural?* (7-06)
Study Questions for Epictetus'
Handbook (a.k.a The Manual), keyed to the N. White (Hackett)
Dr. Keith Seddon, Do
the Stoics Succeed in Showing How Moral Responsibility Is Compatible with the
Framework of Causal Determinism?
Socrates and Zeno (of Citium) in Hades: Dialogue on the State*
Stoicism in Shakespeare and his
Contemporaries (by Prof. Ben R. Schneider)
Early Modern Philosophy and Stoicism
David Hume and Stoicism Compared*
(May 31, 2006)
Metaphorical Analysis of Stoic Philosophy
Metaphorical Analysis of Epictetus' Encheiridion 1* (New 9-7-04)
Stoic Ethics and Family-Based Moral Models* (New here: 1-10-05)
Why Do the Stoics Seem to Hate Impressions?* (New: 11-18-09)