Meditations: with selected correspondence (Oxford World's Classics)

Meditations: with selected correspondence (Oxford World's Classics)

Marcus Aurelius


The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius is without doubt one of the best-known and hottest works of old philosophy, delivering non secular reflections on how top to appreciate the universe and one's position inside it. in brief, hugely charged reviews, Marcus attracts on Stoic philosophy to confront demanding situations that he felt acutely, yet that are additionally shared by way of all human beings--facing the consistent presence of demise, making experience of one's social function, greedy the ethical value of the universe. they bring about us towards the character of the emperor, who's frequently dissatisfied together with his personal prestige and with human actions usually; they're either an ancient record and a awesome non secular diary. This translation through Robin not easy brings out the eloquence and universality of Marcus' concepts. The creation and notes by way of Christopher Gill take account of the latest paintings on Marcus and position the Meditations firmly within the old philosophical context. A newly translated choice of Marcus' correspondence along with his educate Fronto broadens the image of the emperor as someone and thinker.

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