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The Estimates Of Moral Values Expressed In Cicero"s Letters A Study Of The Motives Professed Or Approved by Warren Stone Gordis

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Philosophy

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Number of Pages108
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Open LibraryOL10581251M
ISBN 100548377707
ISBN 109780548377703

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Get this from a library! The Estimates of moral values expressed in Cicero's letters: a study of the motives professed or approved. [Warren Stone Gordis]. The study by Warren Gordis, the estimates of moral values expressed in Cicero's letters (Chicago: ), shows among other things that the position held in the philosophical works sometimes differs from that in Cicero's other works. It was my intention to make in this study no unsupported statements and no strained : Richard Hebein. The estimates of moral values expressed in Cicero's letters, a study of the motives professed or approved [microform], (Chicago, University of Chicago press, ), by Warren Stone Gordis (page images at HathiTrust) Exulum trias, sive de Cicerone, Ovidio, Seneca exculibus [microform]. Estimates of Moral Values Expressed in Cicero's Letters: A study of the Motives Professed or Approved (Chicago, ); Anna Bertha Miller, Roman Etiquette of the Late Republic as Revealed by the Correspondence of Cicero (Lancaster, Pa., ); E. G. Sihler, Cicero of Arpinum 2nd corrected ed.

  Cicero was pardoned by Julius Caesar in 47 B.C., and returned to Rome to deliver his famous speeches, known as the "Philippics," urging the senate to declare war on Marc Antony. Cicero's chief works, written between 46 and 44 B.C., can be classified in the categories of philosophical works, letters, and speeches. Introduction In June 1 Marcus Tullius Cicero composed On Moral Ends, a treatment in three dialogues,over five books,of fundamental issues of moral philosophy. The sixty-one year old Cicero,a Roman statesman with an eventful and dis-. pursuits may overlook another aspect of Cicero’s legacy, his great concern for the ethical and moral development of young people. This awareness reached full expression in the autumn of 44 B.C., in Cicero’s last major work, the De Officiis. The three-book essay.   Cicero’s Four Cardinal Virtues. Ma Febru Quintus CurtiusThoughtCicero On Duties, De Officiis, four cardinal virtues. According to Cicero, the sources of moral righteousness are four in number (De OfficiisI): 1.

Full text of "Cicero's three books of offices, or moral duties; also his Cato major (an essay on old age), Lælius (an essay on friendship), paradoxes, Scipio's dream, and letter to Quintus on the duties of a magistrate" See other formats. BOOK I. 1. Although you, my son Marcus, having listened for a year to Cratippus, and that at Athens, ought to be well versed in the maxims and principles of philosophy, on account of the paramount authority both of the teacher and of the city, — the former being able to enrich you with knowledge; the latter, with examples, — yet, as for my own benefit I have always connected Latin with. Full text of "Cicero's Three books of offices, or moral duties: also his Cato Major, an essay on old age; Lælius, an essay on friendship; Paradoxes; Scipio's dream; and Letter to Quintus on the duties of a magistrate" See other formats. The letters begin, then, in B.C. 68, when Cicero was in his thirty-seventh year. He was already a man of established reputation both as a pleader and a writer. Rhetorical treatises (B.C. 86), translations from Xenophon and Plato (B.C. 84), and from the poems of Aratus (B.C. 81), had given evidence of a varied literary interest and a promise of future eminence, while his success as an advocate.