The Stoa is My Favorite Philosophy

"The Stoic Plutarch recounts in his On Stoic Self-Contradictions how in Chrysippus’ Exhortations it is advised that ‘sexual intercourse with mothers or daughters or sisters have been discredited without reason’ (Plutarch, SVF, 3.753, in L&S, 430). The basis for this argument is that incest occurs in the natural kingdom….” (Johncock, Stoic Philosophy and Social Theory 206)

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  • Nate it looks like you may have a slight typo in the description "The basis for this argument is that incest occurs int eh natural kingdom….” (Johncock, Stoic Philosophy and Social Theory 206)" Rather than my correct that could you check and correct? This graphic will no doubt raise some peoples' blood pressure, so we better the get quote exactly right. Thanks!

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