Seneca’s philosophical predecessors and contemporaries

In Gregor Damschen & A. Heil (eds.), Brill's Companion to Seneca. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill. pp. 97-112 (2014)
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This chapter examines the philosophical context in which Seneca thought and wrote, drawing primarily on evidence within Seneca's works. It considers Seneca's immediate teachers, his debt to the Stoic tradition, other Greek philosophical influences, and other contemporary philosophers.

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