Suffering and Ancient Therapy: Plato to Cicero

Dougal Blyth
  • January 2012, Springer Science + Business Media
  • DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-2795-3_12

What is it about?

The use of philosophy and rhetoric as ancient Greek and Roman techniques to alleviate human suffering. This involves discussion of the views of Plato, Aristotle, Stoic philosophers and Cicero, and conceptions of suffering and emotion, as well as of Stoic- and Aristotelian-inspired therapeutic practices recommended and demonstrated by Cicero.

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