Meditations translated

Meditations has been translated by many different authors. I put a list of translations of the same passage (Book 9, passage 13-15). I though this was interesting so I am posting this.

Newest to oldest

“Today I escaped from all bothering circumstances – or rather I threw them out. They were nothing external, but inside me, just my own judgements.”

Martin Hammond

“Today I escaped from anxiety. Or no, I discarded it, because it was within me, in my own perceptions—not outside.”
Gregory hays

“To-day I have got out of all trouble, or rather I have cast out all trouble, for it was not outside, but within and in my opinions.”
George long

“To day I have escaped from every dangerous accident: or, rather, I have thrown out from me every dangerous accident. For they were not without; but within, in my own opinions.”
Francis Hutcheson and James Moor

Published by Jess W

JW has a B.A. in Philosophy from Drury University. JW has practiced philosophy for years after graduating Drury U, though he hasn't pursued philosophy as a career of choice. JW eventually learned what Stoicism was really all about and decided to adopt virtually all of its precepts. It's served JW well and has helped him through his journey through a life of ups and downs.

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