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Seneca: De otio; De brevitate vitae (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics)

ISBN13: 9780521588065
ISBN: 0521588065
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $37.0
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Pages: 288
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This edition of Seneca's De otio and De brevitate vitae introduces undergraduates and more advanced students to Senecan philosophy. Both texts promote the benefits of living an inner existence insulated from everyday pressures. This edition emphasizes the relevance of the provocative Senecan message of a "balanced" life and his views on the complex relationship of the individual to society.