Lives of the Stoics

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  • Author : Ryan Holiday
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 352 pages
  • ISBN : 0525541888
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Lives of the Stoics

Lives of the Stoics
  • Author : Ryan Holiday,Stephen Hanselman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 29 September 2020
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Instant New York Times Advice & Business Bestseller, USA Today Bestseller, and Wall Street Journal #1 Bestseller! A New York Times Noteworthy Pick and a "stellar work" by Publishers Weekly From the bestselling authors of The Daily Stoic comes an inspiring guide to the lives of the Stoics, and what the ancients can teach us about happiness, success, resilience and virtue. Nearly 2,300 years after a ruined merchant named Zeno first established a school on the Stoa Poikile of Athens, Stoicism has found

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  • Author : William B. Irvine
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 04 November 2008
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One of the great fears many of us face is that despite all our effort and striving, we will discover at the end that we have wasted our life. In A Guide to the Good Life, William B. Irvine plumbs the wisdom of Stoic philosophy, one of the most popular and successful schools of thought in ancient Rome, and shows how its insight and advice are still remarkably applicable to modern lives. In A Guide to the Good Life, Irvine

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  • Author : Brad Inwood,Lloyd P. Gerson
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Release : 11 September 2008
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  • Author : John Sellars
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 05 September 2019
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How can Stoicism inspire us to lead more enjoyable lives? In the past few years, Stoicism has been making a comeback. But what exactly did the Stoics believe? In Lessons in Stoicism, philosopher John Sellars weaves together the key ideas of the three great Roman Stoics -- Seneca, Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius -- with snapshots of their fascinating lives, to show us how their ideas can help us today. In vivid prose, Sellars shows how the works of these three

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  • Author : Donald Robertson
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 06 September 2018
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  • Publisher : Ryan James via PublishDrive
  • Release : 20 April 2018
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 18 October 2016
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  • Publisher : SD Publishing LLC
  • Release : 18 June 2020
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  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release : 16 October 2013
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Ancient philosophy was conceived as a way of life or an art of living, but if ancient philosophers did think that philosophy should transform an individual's way of life, then what conception of philosophy stands behind this claim? John Sellars explores this question through a detailed account of ancient Stoic ideas about the nature and function of philosophy. He considers the Socratic background to Stoic thinking about philosophy and Sceptical objections raised by Sextus Empiricus, and offers readings of late

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  • Publisher : Open Court Publishing
  • Release : 16 April 2021
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 16 April 2021
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  • Author : Nicholas Mayor
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Release : 08 January 2019
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 17 July 2020
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  • Author : Lawrence C. Becker
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 29 August 2017
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What would stoic ethics be like today if stoicism had survived as a systematic approach to ethical theory, if it had coped successfully with the challenges of modern philosophy and experimental science? A New Stoicism proposes an answer to that question, offered from within the stoic tradition but without the metaphysical and psychological assumptions that modern philosophy and science have abandoned. Lawrence Becker argues that a secular version of the stoic ethical project, based on contemporary cosmology and developmental psychology,

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 21 July 2017
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