Letters from a Stoic Epistulae Morales Ad Lucilium Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Letters from a Stoic Epistulae Morales Ad Lucilium Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Seneca, what creates anxiety?

2. According to Seneca, who will spend his time either alone or in the company of those he knows are capable of improving him?

3. What does Seneca say cannot be learned only through reading?

4. According to Seneca as he comforts Lucilius, what is the death of a friend a reminder to do?

5. Who, according to Seneca, is deliberate and prepared?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the goal of philosophy, as stated by Seneca?

2. What does Seneca say about the study of philosophy?

3. According to Seneca, how should a wise man deal with grief itself?

4. What is the appeal of a slow death for Stoics? What does Seneca believe happens after death?

5. What are Seneca's thoughts on fear and how to eliminate it from life?

6. What is Seneca's theory on slavery?

7. When does Seneca say a master should correct his slaves? How should slaves be corrected and why?

8. Explain the importance to occasional fasting according to Seneca.

9. How does Seneca explain how he partakes of the festivities of Saturnalia?

10. What is a "quibbler" and what advice does Seneca offer to Lucilius about quibblers?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss Zeno's life and his importance to Stoicism.

Essay Topic 2

Is Stoicism a religion? Explore why or why not.

Essay Topic 3

What is philosophy? What are ethics and what is the importance of ethics in philosophy?

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