Musonius Rufus — I: There is no need of giving many proofs for one problem

[image: “She had quite a long argument with the Lory.” Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, WikiMedia]

With this post I am beginning a limited series of commentaries on Musonius Rufus’ lectures. Musonius was one of the most prominent Stoics in first century Rome and the teacher of Epictetus. He apparently did not write anything down, and we owe his transcribed lectures to one of his students, a certain Lucius. For this series I am using the classic 1947…



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