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The Inner Citadel

The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674007079

Publication Date: 12/28/2001


368 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 line illustration


  • Preface
  • Note on Transliteration and Quotation
  • Translator’s Note
  • 1. The Emperor-Philosopher
  • 2. A First Glimpse of the Meditations
  • 3. The Meditations as Spiritual Exercises
  • 4. The Philosopher-Slave and the Emperor-Philosopher
  • 5. The Stoicism of Epictetus
  • 6. The Inner Citadel, or the Discipline of Assent
  • 7. The Discipline of Desire, or Amor Fati
  • 8. The Discipline of Action, or Action in the Service of Mankind
  • 9. Virtue and Joy
  • 10. Marcus Aurelius in His Meditations
  • Conclusion
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Index

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