M. Tullius Cicero, De Officiis, Book I: Moral Goodness.
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But Cicero certainly has a right to be his own interpreter, since in the De Officiis, as I think, he explains in full, and in accordance with the highest moral principle, what he means here; and we have a double right to insist on this interpretation, first, because the De Officiis was written so very little while after the De Amicitia, and both at so ripe an age, that a change of opinion on.
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De Officiis, Cicero's analysis of the political and ethical values of the Roman governing class in the late Republic, has often been treated as a key to the Greek philosophical works that Cicero used.
Marcus Tullius Cicero, a Roman philosopher, political theorist, politician and statesman lived from 106 to 43 BC. In modern scholarship, Cicero is thought to be one of the most engaging of the Roman philosophers, and was responsible for introducing the chief Greek schools of philosophy to Rome, even though at the time he was more focused on his own political career.
Cicero’s definition of duty is a term in which in this course, is far reached than what we would have ever thought duty would stand for. Defining duty can be said to be a commitment or obligation to someone or something that causes them to pursue a certain action.
De Officiis (On Duties) is Cicero's last theoretical work and contains his analysis, in a Greek theoretical framework, of the political and ethical values of the Roman governing class in the late Republic.. The Treatise Of Cicero De Officiis Or His Essay On Moral Duty. Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero ISBN: PRNC:32101059047496.