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The Sophist

Stoic Salvation: The Spiritual Exercises of Marcus Aurelius

NGC 4414, a spiral galaxy in the constellation Coma Berenices, is about 55,000 light-years in diameter and approximately 60 million light-years from Earth. (Public domain. Source: Wikipedia)

The Style and Substance of Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations

There seem to be as many genres of ancient philosophy as there are works. There are the letters of Seneca, the poetries of Lucretius, Heraclitus and Boethius, the handbook of Epictetus, the journals of Marcus Aurelius, the hymns of Cleanthes, the epitomes of Epicurus and…

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Steven Gambardella

Steven Gambardella

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