By René Brouwer

After Plato and Aristotle, the Stoics, from the third century BCE onwards, built the 3rd nice classical belief of knowledge. This ebook deals a reconstruction of this pivotal inspiration in Stoicism, beginning out from the 2 extant Stoic definitions, 'knowledge of human and divine concerns' and 'fitting expertise'. It focuses not just at the query of what they understood via knowledge, but in addition on how knowledge may be completed, how tough it's to turn into a sage, and the way this hassle will be defined. The solutions to those questions are in line with a clean research of the proof, with all imperative texts provided within the unique Greek or Latin, in addition to in translation. The Stoic Sage can therefore additionally function a resource publication on Stoic knowledge, which could be valuable to experts and to someone attracted to one of many cornerstones of the Graeco-Roman classical tradition.

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