The Stoic View Of Practical Ethics

The Minor of the Practical Syllogism—How it is determined by the Stoics—4>avra<xta KetraX^Tm/nJ as the Criterion of Truth— Academic and other Objections to their Theory of Knowledge— The Knowledge of the Value of Things as Practical Ends the only Thing Important—Their Dissection of Things in order to show their Worthlessness—The Things in our Power and the Things not in our Power—The Good Will the only Unconditional Good—The Indifference of all other Things in comparison with it—Their Relative Value—Absolute Renunciation as an "Ideal not Required of all Men—Outward Things as Materials—Misfortune often the best Material— The World as a Stage—Contrast with the Aristotelian View of Outward Things—Tendency of the Stoic to Separate the

Self from the Not-self—Absence of the Distinction of the Potential and the Actual in Man—Stoicism as a Movement of Transition between two Forms of Life, . . . 130-161

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