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Epictetus instructs his students how to live the life of a Stoic.

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Introduction
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Book I
I: Of the Things Which Are in Our Power, and Not in Our Power
II: How a Man on Every Occasion Can Maintain His Proper Character
III: How a Man Should Proceed from the Principle of God Being the Father of All Men to the Rest
IV: Of Progress or Improvement
V: Against the Academics
VI: Of Providence
VII: Of the Use of Sophistical Arguments and Hypothetical and the Like
VIII: That the Faculties Are Not Safe to the Uninstructed
IX: How from the Fact That We Are Akin to God a Man May Proceed to the Consequences
X: Against Those Who Eagerly Seek Preferment at Rome
XI: Of Natural Affection
XII: Of Contentment
XIII: How Everything May Be Done Acceptably to the Gods
XIV: That the Deity Oversees All Things
XV: What Philosophy Promises
XVI: Of Providence
XVII: That the Logical Art Is Necessary
XVIII: That We Ought Not to Be Angry with the Errors (Faults) of Others
XIX: How We Should Behave to Tyrants
XX: About Reason, How It Contemplates Itself
XXI: Against Those Who Wish to Be Admired
XXII: On Precognitions
XXIII: Against Epicurus
XXIV: How We Should Struggle with Circumstances
XXV: On the Same
XXVI: What Is the Law of Life
XXVII: In How Many Ways Appearances Exist, and What Aids We Should Provide Against Them
XXVIII: That We Ought Not to Be Angry with Men; and What Are the Small and the Great Things Among Men
XXIX: On Constancy (Or Firmness)
XXX: What We Ought to Have Ready in Difficult Circumstances
Book II
I: That Confidence (Courage) Is Not Inconsistent with Caution
II: Of Tranquillity (Freedom from Perturbation)
III: To Those Who Recommend Persons to Philosophers
IV: Against a Person Who Had Once Been Detected in Adultery
V: How Magnanimity Is Consistent with Care
VI: Of Indifference
VII: How We Ought to Use Divination
VIII: What Is the Nature (Ἡ Οὐσία) of the Good
IX: That When We Cannot Fulfil That Which the Character of a Man Promises, We Assume the Character of a Philosopher
X: How We May Discover the Duties of Life from Names
XI: What the Beginning of Philosophy Is
XII: Of Disputation or Discussion
XIII: On Anxiety (Solicitude)
XIV: To Naso
XV: To or Against Those Who Obstinately Persist in What They Have Determined
XVI: That We Do Not Strive to Use Our Opinions About Good and Evil
XVII: How We Must Adapt Preconceptions to Particular Cases
XVIII: How We Should Struggle Against Appearances
XIX: Against Those Who Embrace Philosophical Opinions Only in Words
XX: Against the Epicureans and Academics
XXI: Of Inconsistency
XXII: On Friendship
XXIII: On the Power of Speaking
XXIV: To (Or Against) a Person Who Was One of Those Who Were Not Valued (Esteemed) by Him
XXV: That Logic Is Necessary
XXVI: What Is the Property of Error
Book III
I: Of Finery in Dress
II: In What a Man Ought to Be Exercised Who Has Made Proficiency; and That We Neglect the Chief Things
III: What Is the Matter on Which a Good Man Should Be Employed, and in What We Ought Chiefly to Practice Ourselves
IV: Against a Person Who Showed His Partisanship in an Unseemly Way in a Theatre
V: Against Those Who on Account of Sickness Go Away Home
VI: Miscellaneous
VII: To the Administrator of the Free Cities Who Was an Epicurean
VIII: How We Must Exercise Ourselves Against Appearances (Φαντασίας)
IX: To a Certain Rhetorician Who Was Going Up to Rome on a Suit
X: In What Manner We Ought to Bear Sickness
XI: Certain Miscellaneous Matters
XII: About Exercise
XIII: What Solitude Is, and What Kind of Person a Solitary Man Is
XIV: Certain Miscellaneous Matters
XV: That We Ought to Proceed with Circumspection to Everything
XVI: That We Ought with Caution to Enter Into Familiar Intercourse with Men
XVII: On Providence
XVIII: That We Ought Not to Be Disturbed by Any News
XIX: What Is the Condition of a Common Kind of Man and of a Philosopher
XX: That We Can Derive Advantage from All External Things
XXI: Against Those Who Readily Come to the Profession of Sophists
XXII: About Cynism
XXIII: To Those Who Read and Discuss for the Sake of Ostentation
XXIV: That We Ought Not to Be Moved by a Desire of Those Things Which Are Not in Our Power
XXV: To Those Who Fall Off (Desist) from Their Purpose
XXVI: To Those Who Fear Want
Book IV
I: About Freedom
II: On Familiar Intimacy
III: What Things We Should Exchange for Other Things
IV: To Those Who Are Desirous of Passing Life in Tranquillity
V: Against the Quarrelsome and Ferocious
VI: Against Those Who Lament Over Being Pitied
VII: On Freedom from Fear
VIII: Against Those Who Hastily Rush Into the Use of the Philosophic Dress
IX: To a Person Who Had Been Changed to a Character of Shamelessness
X: What Things We Ought to Despise, and What Things We Ought to Value
XI: About Purity (Cleanliness)
XII: On Attention
XIII: Against or to Those Who Readily Tell Their Own Affairs
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