'On Duties'' (De Officiis), Cicero's last philosophical work, has been the most popular of his philosophical writings from antiquity to the present day. It deals with situations in everyday life in which the individual has to make important, and sometimes crucial, decisions. The philosopher offers the ordinary person principles, criteria and practical advice for living a good and satisfactory life without contravening the basic rules of justice and decency. The work includes numerous stories from ancient Greek and Roman history and literature. Translated from the Latin, with notes by Aviva Katzir. Edited with introduction by J. Glucker.
Danacode:   110-20045 ISBN:  965-226-254-4 Language:   Hebrew Pages:   200 Weight:   370 gr Dimensions:  15X22 cm Publication Date:   01/2003 Publisher:   Bar-Ilan University Press
In this work, written in 45 B.C.E in the form of three dialogues, Cicero explains and discusses the views of the three major philosophical schools of his age - the Epicureans, the Stoics, and the Peripatetics - on the issue of the highest good, or the
Cicero here expounds on the theological views of the Epicurean, the Stoic, and the Academic schools of philosophy. The treatise is cast in the form of a dialogue, supposed to have taken place in 77 or 76 B.C.E. Translated from the Latin by Aviva Katzi