Cicero’s De Officiis – Stoic Ethics for Non-Stoics

6/12/2017; 81 minutes

Gisela Striker shows how the Stoic philosopher Panaetius, on whose work Cicero based his own treatise, actually presented what might be seen as a complete version of Stoic ethics without the theological and cosmological elements for which Cicero and other Stoics are sometimes criticized. Striker is Professor of Philosophy and of the Classics, Emerita, at Harvard University. Recorded on 04/12/2017. (#32263)

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