Tag: Human Nature


  • “Cicero for and against divination.”

    - Malcolm Schofield,  “Cicero for and against divination,” Journal of Roman Studies, 76: 47-65., 1986.
  • “Domina et Regina Virtutum: justice and societas in De Officiis.”

    - E. M. Atkins, “Domina et Regina Virtutum: justice and societas in De Officiis,” Phronesis, 35: 258-89., 1990.
  • Law, Reason, and the Cosmic City

    - Katja M. Vogt, Law, Reason, and the Cosmic City. Oxford University Press, 2008.
    Overview: –  The book is a comprehensive study of early Stoic political philosophy. It considers the conceptions of the cosmic city and the common law as central to the Stoics’ theory, and discusses how these conceptions are integral to Stoic… More
  • “Womanly humanism in Cicero’s Tusculan Disputations.”

    - William H. F. Altman  “Womanly humanism in Cicero’s Tusculan Disputations,TAPA, 139: 411-45,  2009.
    Overview: Like his de Finibus, Cicero’s Tusculanae Disputationes is best understood in the context of his daughter Tullia’s death as a result of childbirth. It is only the uncritical assumption that M. speaks for Cicero that validates reading… More
  • “Roman cosmopolitanism: the stoics and Cicero.”

    - Thomas L. Pangle, "Roman cosmopolitanism: the stoics and Cicero." in Lee Trepanier & Khalil M. Habib (eds.), Cosmopolitanism in the Age of Globalization: Citizens Without States. University Press of Kentucky, 2011.