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Cicero, the greatest orator of Ancient Rome. Marble statue in front of Palace of Justice in Rome (with grey background)

Cicero on Intelligent Design

Stoicism was a philosophy that was founded in Athens in 300 BC and became popular in the Roman Empire among such leaders as Seneca and Marcus Aurelius. In these selections from Cicero‚Äôs On the Nature of the Gods (45 BC), Cicero outlines the basic Stoic argument about design in nature. The selections come from Book II, chapters XXXVII, XLIV, and XLVII. Who Read More ›