By Susanna E. Fischer

the connection among "Seneca philosophus" and "Seneca tragicus" remains to be primary to any interpretation of his tragedies. the writer makes a speciality of this challenge in the box of theology. She analyses Seneca's knowing of providentia, and hence the query of theodicy, in his philosophical writings and performs, in addition to his view of fatum , and hence thefreedom of the need. unlike prior reviews, that have been basically desirous about his dramas and basically handled the philosophical works in passing, it's the theology of his philosophical writings that's the place to begin for Fischer, permitting the issues they care for to be utilized to the translation of his dramas.

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