The Origin And Principle Of The Stoic Philosophy

Relations of Stoicism to the Cynic Philosophy—Antisthenes and his Relation to Socrates—His Individualism—His Doctrine of Judgment—The Criticisms of Antisthenes by Plato and Aristotle—His Doctrine of Formal Freedom—His Conception of Nature—Negative Attitude of the Cynics towards Society and the State—Their Self-contradiction—Ambiguities of their Doctrine—Relation of Stoicism to the Megarian Philosophy—The Abstract Universalism of the Megariaite—The Megarian Philosophy the Opposite Counterpart of Cynicism— Zeno's Synthesis of these two Philosophies—The Unity of the Individual $nd the Universal in Stoicism—Its Religious Character, 55-78

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