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Moral letters to Lucilius (Epistulae morales ad Lucilium)

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Seneca the Younger’s letters to his friend, Lucilius Junior, appear to have been written with a broad audience in mind. These letters introduce major themes of Stoic philosophy and have been a source of inspiration and comfort for readers throughout the centuries. - Summary by jvanstan (24 hr 14 min)

Chapters

Introduction

11:05

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On Saving Time

3:45

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On Discursiveness in Reading

3:50

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On True and False Friendship

4:16

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On the Terrors of Death

6:55

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On the Philosopher's Mean

5:31

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On Sharing Knowledge

4:15

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On Crowds

7:25

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On the Philosopher's Seclusion

6:27

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On Philosophy and Friendship

14:26

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On Living to Onself

3:50

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On the Blush of Modesty

5:40

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On Old Age

7:50

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On Groundless Fears

12:05

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On the Reasons for Withdrawing from the World

12:15

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On Brawn and Brains

7:55

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On Philosophy, the Guide of Life

6:25

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On Philosophy and Riches

7:42

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On Festivals and Fasting

8:46

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On Worldliness and Retirement

8:25

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On Practising What You Preach

8:30

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On the Renown which My Writings Will Bring You

8:00

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On the Futility of Half-way Measures

10:40

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On the True Joy which Comes from Philosophy

7:15

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On Despising Death

17:10

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On Reformation

5:05

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On Old Age and Death

6:30

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On the Good which Abides

6:05

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On Travel as a Cure for Discontent

6:00

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On the Critical Condition of Marcellinus

8:00

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On Conquering the Conqueror

11:00

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On Siren Songs

7:50

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On Progress

3:40

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On the Futility of Learning Maxims

7:45

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On a Promising Pupil

2:25

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On the Friendship of Kindred Minds

3:22

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On the Value of Retirement

8:05

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On Allegiance to Virtue

3:25

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On Quiet Conversation

2:15

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On Noble Aspirations

4:40

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On the Proper Style for a Philosopher's Discourse

9:40

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On the God within Us

6:35

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On Values

6:45

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On the Relativity of Fame

3:00

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Of Philosophy and Pedigrees

5:10

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On Sophistical Argumentation

9:20

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On a New Book by Lucilius

2:45

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On Master and Slave

13:40

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On Quibbling as Unworthy of the Philosopher

9:05

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On the Shortness of Life

9:15

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On Our Blindness and Its Cure

6:05

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On Baiae and Morals

8:50

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On Choosing Our Teachers

9:35

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On the Faults of the Spirit

8:35

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On Asthma and Death

5:05

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On Vatia's Villa

8:05

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On Quiet and Study

10:05

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On the Trials of Travel

5:40

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On Being

24:50

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On Pleasure and Joy

13:20

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On Harmful Prayers

3:00

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On Meeting Death Cheerfully

2:50

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On Good Company

2:20

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On Grief for Lost Friends

9:50

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On the Philosopher's Task

6:00

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On the First Cause

16:00

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On Various Aspects of Virtue

35:10

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On Ill-health and Endurance of Suffering

10:10

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On Wisdom and Retirement

8:41

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On Rest and Restlessness

3:35

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On the Proper Time to Slip the Cable

16:55

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On the Supreme Good

23:55

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On Business as the Enemy of Philosophy

8:25

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On Philosophers and Kings

9:40

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On Virtue as a Refuge from Worldly Distractions

24:40

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On the Diseases of the Soul

10:50

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On Learning Wisdom in Old Age

21:44

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On Taking One's Own Life

12:40

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On the Healing Power of the Mind

19:00

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On the Rewards of Scientific Discovery

12:00

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On Worldly Deceptions

7:20

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On Benefits

20:50

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On the Natural Fear of Death

18:50

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On Drunkenness

17:50

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On Gathering Ideas

8:55

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On Some Vain Syllogisms

27:30

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On Scipio's Villa

12:25

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Some Arguments in Favour of the Simple Life

26:05

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On Liberal and Vocational Studies

29:50

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On the Parts of Philosophy

15:45

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On the Part Played by Philosophy in the Progress of Man

36:05

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On the Lesson to be Drawn from the Burning of Lyons

16:30

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On the Happy Life

25:55

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On the Quality, as Contrasted with the Length, of Life

9:10

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On the Value of Advice

48:10

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On the Usefulness of Basic Principles

45:20

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On Facing Hardships

3:40

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On the Degeneracy of the Age

10:20

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On the Fickleness of Fortune

11:50

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On Consolation of the Bereaved

21:25

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On the Writings of Fabianus

9:05

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On the Futility of Planning Ahead

10:30

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On the Intimations of Our Immortality

20:20

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On the Dangers of Association with Our Fellow-Men

3:33

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On Care of Health and Peace of Mind

23:40

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On Facing the World with Confidence

5:30

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On the Corporeality of Virtue

6:00

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On Obedience to the Universal Will

7:45

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On the Approaches to Philosophy

25:15

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On the Fellowship of Wise Men

10:40

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On True and False Riches

14:25

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On the Vanity of Mental Gymnastics

3:15

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On Reforming Hardened Sinners

2:22

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On the Vitality of the Soul and Its Attributes

19:20

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On Style as a Mirror of Character

19:50

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On the Superficial Blessings

13:40

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On Self-Control

6:20

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On Real Ethics as Superior to Syllogistic Subtleties

24:55

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On the Vanity of Place-Seeking

11:09

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On Nature as Our Best Provider

10:15

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More About Virtue

16:40

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On Instinct in Animals

15:20

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On Darkness as a Veil for Wickedness

12:45

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On the Conflict between Pleasure and Virtue

11:55

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On the True Good as Attained by Reason

16:30

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