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Seneca on society: a guide to De Beneficiis

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Seneca's De Beneficiis (On Benefits) is the only work surviving from antiquity that discusses the exchange of gifts and services. Though the topic is of great importance, in practical moral philosophy, sociology, and in the historical study of how Roman society worked, the treatise has received comparatively little scholarly notice in modern times. This is partly attributable to its length, Seneca's fullest treatment of a single subject, and its puzzling structure. In this volume Griffin a...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Somerville College
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
2013-03-14
ISBN-10:
0199245487
ISBN-13:
9780199245482
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pubs:655213
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655213
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2016-10-26

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