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In Friedrich Nietzsche

How did Epictetus and Nietzsche view individual power in relation to god and-or nature?

The ancient Stoic, Epictetus, and the modern philosopher,Nietzsche, viewed individual power in relation to god and/or naturein a roughly similar way. If for very different rea (MORE)
In Famous Quotations

What does this Epictetus quote mean - 'No man is free who is not master of himself'?

It means that in order to be truly free you need to be in full control of yourself and not governed by wild and woolly emotions. . ANSWER: . Freedom brings great responsibi (MORE)
In Philosophy and Philosophers

The slave epictetus is a philosopher?

Yes. He showed unusual abilities and served as a slave to Epaphroditus. He was sent to study under Musonius Rufus, the most powerful Stoic since the days of Zeno. He was a cri (MORE)
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What does Epictetus quote mean only the educated are free?

It means that only by continuing to challenge yourself and your surroundings' can you be free, it does not mean educated in the literal sense but in the sense that you must ne (MORE)
In Philosophy and Philosophers

Why bear and forbear for epictetus?

It means something like to be patient and endure. Epictetus believed in God's fate for everyone and wanted them to believe that everything good/bad was God's will for them. No (MORE)
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What was Epictetus most famous for?

Epictetus, a Greek Philosopher, is most famous for his views on life - specifically, on the presence of fate in people's lives. He did teach, however, that self-discipline is (MORE)
In Socrates

What role does Socrates play in Epictetus' philosophy?

Epictetus presents Socrates as the model for Stoic beliefs - usinghis as an ideal citizen - a family man, soldier, city councillor,and thinker, who was prepared to accept deat (MORE)
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What has the author Epictetus written?

Epictetus. has written: 'Discourses' -- subject(s): Early works to 1800, Stoics, Philosophy, Ethics, Conduct of life, Ancient Philosophy, Early works to 1900, Criticism and (MORE)