Discourses of Epictetus


Read by Christine Rottger

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Philosophical discourses of Epictetus as recorded by his affectionate student, Arrian. One main precept expounded is that we do not fear events but rather our thoughts about those events. (Summary by the reader) (13 hr 57 min)

Chapters

Introduction and Preface 14:48 Read by Christine Rottger
Book I I. Of the Things Which Are in Our Power, and Not in Our Power 8:49 Read by Christine Rottger
II. How a Man on Every Occasion Can Maintain His Proper Character 9:20 Read by Christine Rottger
III. How a Man Should Proceed from the Principles of God Being the Father of Al… 2:47 Read by Christine Rottger
IV. Of Progress or Improvement 9:10 Read by Christine Rottger
V. Against the Academics 3:01 Read by Christine Rottger
VI. Of Providence 11:00 Read by Christine Rottger
VII. Of the Use of Sophistical Arguments and Hypothetical and the Like 9:07 Read by Christine Rottger
VIII. That the Faculties Are Not Safe to the Uninstructed 4:19 Read by Christine Rottger
IX. How from the Fact That We Are Akin to God a Man May Proceed to the Conseque… 9:59 Read by Christine Rottger
X. Against Those Who Eagerly Seek Preferment at Rome 4:09 Read by Christine Rottger
XI. Of Natural Affection 10:58 Read by Christine Rottger
XII. Of Contentment 9:26 Read by Christine Rottger
XIII. How Everything May Be Done Acceptably to the Gods 2:09 Read by Christine Rottger
XIV. That the Deity Oversees All Things 5:15 Read by Christine Rottger
XV. What Philosophy Promises 2:38 Read by Christine Rottger
XVI. Of Providence 5:17 Read by Christine Rottger
XVII. That the Logical Art is Necessary 7:30 Read by Christine Rottger
XVIII. That We Ought Not to Be Angry with the Errors (Faults) of Others 7:19 Read by Christine Rottger
XIX. How We Should Behave to Tyrants 7:54 Read by Christine Rottger
XX. About Reason, How I Contemplates Itself 5:06 Read by Christine Rottger
XXI. Against Those Who Wish to Be Admired 1:20 Read by Christine Rottger
XXII. On Precognition 5:52 Read by Christine Rottger
XXIII. Against Epicurus 2:30 Read by Christine Rottger
XXIV. How We Should Struggle with Circumstances 5:13 Read by Christine Rottger
XXV. On the Same 8:13 Read by Christine Rottger
XXVI. What is the Law of Life 5:24 Read by Christine Rottger
XXVII. In How Many Ways Appearances Exist, and What Aids We Should Provide Aga… 6:13 Read by Christine Rottger
XXVIII. That We Ought Not to Be Angry with Men; and What are the Small and the … 9:27 Read by Christine Rottger
XXIX. On Constancy (Or Firmness) 18:06 Read by Christine Rottger
XXX. What We Ought to Have Ready in Difficult Circumstances 2:23 Read by Christine Rottger
Book II I. That Confidence (Courage) is Not Inconsistent with Caution 12:15 Read by Christine Rottger
II. Of Tranquility (Freedom from Perturbation) 6:09 Read by Christine Rottger
III. To Those Who Recommend Persons to Philosophers 2:08 Read by Christine Rottger
IV. Against a Person Who Had Once Been Detected in Adultery 3:54 Read by Christine Rottger
V. How Magnanimity Is Consistent with Care 8:45 Read by Christine Rottger
VI. Of Indifference 6:51 Read by Christine Rottger
VII. How We Ought to Use Divination 4:10 Read by Christine Rottger
VIII. What Is the Nature ('H Ουσία) Of the Good 9:06 Read by Christine Rottger
IX. That When We Cannot Fulfil That Which the Character of a Man Promises, We A… 7:08 Read by Christine Rottger
X. How We May Discover the Duties of Life from Names 8:40 Read by Christine Rottger
XI. What the Beginning of Philosophy Is 7:11 Read by Christine Rottger
XII. Of Disputation or Discussion 6:51 Read by Christine Rottger
XIII. On Anxiety (Solicitude) 8:22 Read by Christine Rottger
XIV. To Naso 8:41 Read by Christine Rottger
XV. To or Against Those Who Obstinately Persist in What They Have Determined 5:57 Read by Christine Rottger
XVI. That We Do Not Strive to Use Our Opinions About Good and Evil 14:57 Read by Christine Rottger
XVII. How We Must Adapt Preconceptions to Particular Cases 12:04 Read by Christine Rottger
XVIII. How We Should Struggle Against Appearances 8:15 Read by Christine Rottger
XIX. Against Those Who Embrace Philosophical Opinions Only in Words 11:10 Read by Christine Rottger
XX. Against the Epicureans and the Academics 12:31 Read by Christine Rottger
XXI. Of Inconsistency 7:14 Read by Christine Rottger
XXII. On Friendship 12:43 Read by Christine Rottger
XXIII. On the Power of Speaking 14:44 Read by Christine Rottger
XXIV. To (Or Against) a Person Who Was One of Those Who Were Not Valued (Esteem… 9:28 Read by Christine Rottger
XXV. That Logic is Necessary 1:05 Read by Christine Rottger
XXVI. What Is the Property of Error 2:51 Read by Christine Rottger
Book III I. Of Finery in Dress 13:59 Read by Christine Rottger
II. In What a Man Ought to Be Exercised Who Has Made Proficiency and That We Ne… 6:31 Read by Christine Rottger
III. What Is the Matter on Which a Good Man Should be Employed, and in What We … 7:14 Read by Christine Rottger
IV. Against a Person Who Showed His Partisanship in an Unseemly Way in a Theatre 4:07 Read by Christine Rottger
V. Against Those Who on Account of Sickness Go Away Home 5:30 Read by Christine Rottger
VI. Miscellaneous 3:27 Read by Christine Rottger
VII. To the Administrator of the Free Cities Who Was an Epicurean 10:33 Read by Christine Rottger
VIII. How We Must Exercise Ourselves Against Appearances (Φαντασίασ) 2:59 Read by Christine Rottger
IX. To A Certain Rhetorician Who Was Going Up to Rome on a Suit 7:28 Read by Christine Rottger
X. In What Manner We Ought to Bear Sickness 6:42 Read by Christine Rottger
XI. Certain Misceallaneous Matters 1:39 Read by Christine Rottger
XII. About Exercise 6:15 Read by Christine Rottger
XIII. What Solitude Is, and What Kind of Person a Solitary Man Is 8:03 Read by Christine Rottger
XIV. Certain Miscellaneous Matters 3:21 Read by Christine Rottger
XV. That We Ought to Proceed with Circumspection to Everything 5:08 Read by Christine Rottger
XVI. That We Ought with Caution to Enter into Familiar Intercourse with Men 4:34 Read by Christine Rottger
XVII. On Providence 2:36 Read by Christine Rottger
XVIII. That We Ought Not to Be Disturbed by Any News 2:46 Read by Christine Rottger
XIX. What is the Condition of a Common Kind of Man and of a Philosopher 2:12 Read by Christine Rottger
XX. That We Can Derive Advantage from All External Things 5:38 Read by Christine Rottger
XXI. Against Those Who Readily Come to the Profession of Sophists 7:22 Read by Christine Rottger
XXII. About Cynism 32:54 Read by Christine Rottger
XXIII. To Those Who Read and Discuss for the Sake of Ostentation 13:07 Read by Christine Rottger
XXIV. That We Ought Not to Be Moved by a Desire of Those Things Which Are Not i… 38:46 Read by Christine Rottger
XXV. To Those Who Fall Off (Desist) from Their Purpose 3:44 Read by Christine Rottger
XXVI. To Those Who Fear Want 13:16 Read by Christine Rottger
Book IV I. About Freedom 58:32 Read by Christine Rottger
II. On Familiar Intimacy 3:37 Read by Christine Rottger
III. What Things We Should Exchange for Other Things 4:03 Read by Christine Rottger
IV. To Those Who Are Desirous of Passing Life in Tranquility 18:07 Read by Christine Rottger
V. Against the Quarrelsome and Ferocious 13:16 Read by Christine Rottger
VI. Against Those Who Lament Over Being Pitied 14:02 Read by Christine Rottger
VII. On Freedom From Fear 15:16 Read by Christine Rottger
VIII. Against Those Who Hastily Rush Into the Use of the Philosophic Dress 14:54 Read by Christine Rottger
IX. To a Person Who Had Been Changed to a Character of Shamelessness 6:21 Read by Christine Rottger
X. What Things We Ought to Despise, and What Things We Ought to Value 12:29 Read by Christine Rottger
XI. About Purity (Cleanliness) 13:06 Read by Christine Rottger
XII. On Attention 7:18 Read by Christine Rottger
XIII. Against or to Those Who Readily Tell Their Own Affairs 8:22 Read by Christine Rottger