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Ideas of Cleanthes, by Text

[Greek, 331 - 232 BCE, Born at Assos. Taught by Zeno of Citium. Head of the Stoic school in Athens.]

270BCE works
p.8 Six parts: dialectic, rhetoric, ethics, politics, physics, theology [Diog. Laertius]
p.99 The soul suffers when the body hurts, creates redness from shame, and pallor from fear
p.145 The ascending scale of living creatures requires a perfect being [Tieleman]
p.272 Bodies interact with other bodies, and cuts cause pain, and shame causes blushing, so the soul is a body [Nemesius]