Philosopher Epictetus: Biography, Quotes & Books


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What does ''logos'' mean to the Stoic philosophers?

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1. Who started the field of Stoic philosophy in 500 BCE?

2. Which Roman emperor expelled philosophers from Rome?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Epictetus was an ancient Greek Stoic philosopher. You'll be quizzed on what you know about key points like a Roman emperor who expelled all philosophers from Rome and Epictetus' concept of a locus of control.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test how much you know about the following:

  • The meaning of the term 'logos'
  • The philosopher who came up with Stoic philosophy
  • A shortened book of the wisdom of Epictetus

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Epictetus
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the meaning of the word 'logos'
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about who was the first Stoic philosopher and a Roman emperor who banished philosophers including Epictetus from Rome

Additional Learning

In his lifetime, Epictetus made sure to live by example. Learn more about him with the lesson named Philosopher Epictetus: Biography, Quotes & Books. These topics will be addressed:

  • Struggles that Epictetus overcame in his life
  • Epictetus' birth and death places
  • Stoicism and some of its philosophers
  • Philosophy of Epictetus and the teachings he left behind