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    When it comes to animals, some ancient philosophers have argued that they are fundamentally different from humans, while others believed that we share important attributes with animals. Here, I shall review some criteria used by ancient writers that both support and deny the claim that animals and humans are fundamentally different. In doing so, I will focus on what I consider to be the main criteria put forward by ancient philosophers in making their arguments. For instance, those who maintain that

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    Would you be willing to let go of your deepest darkest fears to pursue the honorable? According to Seneca, “For what prevents us from saying that the happy life is to have a mind that is free, lofty, fearless and steadfast - a mind that is placed beyond the reach of fear, beyond the reach of desire, that counts virtue the only good, baseness the only evil, and all else but a worthless mass of things, which come and go without increasing or diminishing the highest good, and neither subtract any part

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    Three – Chrysippus and Seneca There have been many influential Stoics throughout history. Cleanthes was Zeno’s successor, but in Greek Stoic history, Chrysippus, the third Head of the Stoic school seems to be one many historians consider to be one of the most influential due to his contributions. Seneca, along with Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius are the three most influential Stoic philosophers in Roman times. Let’s see why, beginning with Chrysippus. Chrysippus – An Introduction Chrysippus of Soli

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    myth of Oedipus come to see before the opening scene of the play. In his youth, Laius was a shown in play guest of King Pelops of Elis, and became the tutor of Chrysippus in the play. He is the youngest of the king's sons. He then breaks the sacred laws of hospitality by kidnapping and doing some sexual abuseswith Chrysippus. He rapes Chrysippus, who according to some versions in the play killed himself in shame. The murder becomes a heavy burden and this cast a doom over Laius, his son Oedipus, and

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    The introduction of “co-fated” events does not, however, undermine the “Lazy Argument,” as it does not address the primary concern. The “Lazy Argument” intends to demonstrate that even upon the assumption of some degree of agency with regard to decision making and the ability to descend upon multiple paths, one will ultimately be fated to the same destination. The logical tension is not resolved, but rather regresses to question of whether agency exists to a sequentially prior event. Explain lazy

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    aftereffect of a revile laid upon his dad for damaging the consecrated laws of cordiality. In his childhood, Laius was the visitor of Pelops, the lord of Elis, and he turned into the mentor of Chrysippus, the ruler's most youthful child, in chariot hustling. Laius allured or stole and assaulted Chrysippus, who as indicated by a few renditions, murdered himself in disgrace. This murder cast a fate over Laius and the majority of his relatives. Later on in the play, The

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    focuses on the views on what is the best way to rule a government based on different Stoic views among time. The first era of Stoicism is the Early Stoa. The early Stoa believed in the teachings of non-eclectic Stoicism, which philosophers Zeno and Chrysippus believed in. The Early Stoa’s believed that the good are united in one bond in a society while the bad are alienated from society. They believe in the idea of natural law unlike real law courts. Rules of justice and order of the natural law is the

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    Oedipus the King: A Tragic Hero Essay

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    In most dramatic plays, tragedy usually strikes the protagonist of the play and leads him, or her, to experience devastating losses. While tragic instances can be avoided, there are other instances where one’s fate and future is out of the protagonist’s control. In Oedipus the King, written by Sophocles and first performed around 249 BC, Oedipus cannot escape his destiny and even though he tries to overcome and circumvent prophecy, he finds out that supernatural forces will get what they want in

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    The works of ancient Greece stand undeniably as a cornerstone of world literature. The stories told from generation to generation, only getting vaster in complexity and detail. These stories, epics, and tales all display common traits of ancient literature. One of the most common traits for ancient Greek literature shows the gods and their interactions with humans develop the center point of the storyline, letting the story spread outward from their meddling and mischief towards the mortals. In some

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    The evil started with Tantalus. Tantalus sired Pelops and the sons of Pelops, Thyestes and Atreus. The murder of Pelops’ bastard son Chrysippus brought down the wrath of Olympus and an ancestral curse on the House of Atreus. Demeter bore Zeus a daughter Persephone as a result of an incestuous union. The mother concealed Persephone in a subterranean cave guarded by serpents but Zeus desired her and bad-tempered and cunning transformed himself into a winged serpent to rape her, their coupling creating

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