Ideas from 'On Providence' by Seneca the Younger [60], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Dialogues and Essays' by Seneca (ed/tr Davie,John) [Penguin 2007,978-0-19-280714-4]].

Click on the Idea Number for the full details    |     back to texts     |     expand these ideas

22. Metaethics / B. The Good / 2. Happiness / a. Nature of happiness
To be always happy is to lack knowledge of one half of nature
23. Ethics / C. Virtue Theory / 4. External Goods / a. External goods
Nothing bad can happen to a good man
27. Natural Reality / A. Physics / 3. Force
The ocean changes in volume in proportion to the attraction of the moon