Epictetus, Discourses

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  • α΄. Περὶ τῶν ἐφ᾿ ἡμῖν καὶ οὐκ ἐφ᾿ ἡμῖν.
  • β΄. Πῶς ἄν τις σῴζοι τὸ κατὰ πρόσωπον ἐν παντί;
  • γ΄. Πῶς ἄν τις ἀπὸ τοῦ τὸν θεὸν πατέρα εἶναι τῶν ἀνθρώπων ἐπὶ τὰ ἑξῆς ἐπέλθοι;
  • δ΄. Περὶ προκοπῆς.
  • ε΄. Πρὸς τοὺς Ἀκαδημαϊκούς.
  • ς΄. Περὶ προνοίας.
  • ζ΄. Περὶ τῆς χρείας τῶν μεταπιπτόντων καὶ ὑποθετικῶν καὶ τῶν ὁμοίων.
  • η΄. Ὅτι αἱ δυνάμεις τοῖς ἀπαιδεύτοις οὐκ ἀσφαλεῖς.
  • θ΄. Πῶς ἀπὸ τοῦ συγγενεῖς ἡμᾶς εἶναι τῷ θεῷ ἐπέλθοι ἄν τις ἐπὶ τὰ ἑξῆς;
  • ι΄. Πρὸς τοὺς περὶ τὰς ἐν Ῥώμῃ προαγωγὰς ἐσπουδακότας.
  • ια΄. Περὶ φιλοστοργίας.
  • ιβ΄. Περὶ εὐαρεστήσεως.
  • ιγ΄. Πῶς ἕκαστα ἔσται ποιεῖν ἀρεστῶς θεοῖς;
  • ιδ΄. Ὅτι πάντας ἐφορᾷ τὸ θεῖον.

Book I

Book I

Chapters of the First Book

  • 1. Of the things which are under our control and not under our control.
  • 2. How may a man preserve his proper character upon every occasion?
  • 3. From the thesis that God is the Father of mankind, how may one proceed to the consequences?
  • 4. Of progress.
  • 5. Against the Academics.
  • 6. Of providence.
  • 7. Of the use of equivocal premisses, hypothetical arguments, and the like.
  • 8. That the reasoning faculties, in the case of the uneducated, are not free from error.
  • 9. How from the thesis that we are akin to God may one proceed to the consequence?
  • 10. To those who have set their hearts upon preferment at Rome.
  • 11. Of family affection.
  • 12. Of contentment.
  • 13. How may each several thing be done acceptably to the gods?
  • 14. That the Deity oversees all men.
DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.epictetus-discourses.1925