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Publisher: Penguin Classics: September 1960
Seller ID: 178508
Binding: Mass Market Paperback
Publisher: Roman Roads Media: August 2016
Seller ID: 137601
Binding: Paper Back
ON DUTIES deserves more attention than it gets, and it rewards the attention it receives, because it deals with the question of the well-lived life in a clear, thoughtful, accessible, and compelling manner. Cicero believed On Duties to be his magnum opus, and much of history has agreed with him on this. Of On Duties, the French philosopher Voltaire wrote: "No one will ever write anything more wise, more true, or more useful." And Martin Luther, in his Table Talk says this of Cicero: "Let those who wish to see a true philosophy read Cicero. Cicero was a wise and in...