Preface Abbreviations 1. Hellenistic Philosophy: Aims, Context, Personalities, Sources 2. How do we know anything? 3. What is reality? 4. What are we? 5. How can I be happy? 6. What about other people? 7. Epilogue Suggestions for further reading Index
R W Sharples holds a personal Chair in Classics at University College, London. He has published widely in Classical Studies and Philosophy.
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