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Published: 15 June 2009

544 Pages

ISBN: 9780199564378

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The Structured Self in Hellenistic and Roman Thought

Christopher Gill

  • Explores themes and issues concerning selfhood and personality, and about the history and reception of ancient ideas in antiquity, which are of current intellectual and scholarly interest
  • Offers new insights on a Hellenistic-Roman theory - the Stoic theory of the passions - now recognized as exceptionally important
  • Includes a chapter on literature (Virgil's Aeneid) and its relationship to philosophy