Musonius Rufus was a Roman Stoic philosopher from the first century C.E. Cora E. Lutz was a translator whose 1947 translations of Musonius are considered by many to be the best versions available in English. Gretchen Reydams-Schils is professor in the Program of Liberal Studies at the University of Notre Dame and holds concurrent appointments in Classics, Philosophy, and Theology.
[Musonius Rufus] deserves to be more widely read, especially by people looking to Stoicism for guidance today. -John Sellars, author of The Pocket Stoic The work of Musonius Rufus offers a guide to living meaningfully through the practical application of philosophy. Gretchen Reydams-Schils provides a lucid and incisive introduction to Cora Lutz's classic translation of this fascinating Stoic thinker. -Liz Gloyn, Royal Holloway, University of London Given the explosion of interest in Stoicism from many quarters, it is important to make a fuller selection of sources more widely available. -Kurt Lampe, University of Bristol Not as well known as his most famous pupil, Epictetus, Musonius is a practical philosopher who offers helpful advice on a range of everyday concerns. He deserves to be more widely read, especially by people looking to Stoicism for guidance today. -John Sellars, author of Lessons in Stoicism