oa Acta Classica : Proceedings of the Classical Association of South Africa - Posidonius' ethics

Volume 2, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0065-1141



States L. Edelstein regards Posdonius' ethical tenets as a heresy against the 'official' school doctrines. Thinks this thesis is at the very least debatable. Feels it is desirable to start with a few observations as to how Antiquity itself judged Posidonius and turns to the doxographers and Diogenes Laertius in particular. Puts the sources together before discussing Posidonius' ethics.

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