These are my rough notes summarizing the discussion of Stoic Ethics in Cicero’s De Finibus. Cicero puts these words in the mouth of his deceased friend, the Stoic republican hero Cato of Utica. It’s very interesting to compare this to the similar discussion in Diogenes Laertius, our other major source for Stoic Ethics. The main… Continue reading Notes on Stoic Ethics in Cicero’s De Finibus
Some musings on Stoic Ethics and the nature of the good, as defined by them.