Letters from a Stoic Epistulae Morales Ad Lucilium Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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Essay Topic 1

Compare and contrast the lives and deaths of Socrates and Seneca.

Essay Topic 2

Discuss causation, applying the theories of Stoicism, Aristotle and Plato.

Essay Topic 3

There are three types of irony: verbal, situational and dramatic. Define each and discuss at least two examples of irony in Seneca's letters.

Essay Topic 4

Define and discuss "apatheia."

Essay Topic 5

Discuss Seneca's life on Nero's court.

Essay Topic 6

Discuss Seneca's retirement from Nero's court and his quest for apatheia.

Essay Topic 7

What is an aphorism and what is Seneca's opinion of them? What is his response to Lucilius when he requests aphorisms?

Essay Topic 8

Explain the Stoic concepts of soul.

Essay Topic 9

Compare and contrast the theories of Stoicism with those of philosopher Epicurus.

Essay Topic 10

Discuss the festival Saturnalia. When was it held, what did it celebrate, etc? What is its relationship to a particular Christian holiday?

Essay Topic 11

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