A Manual for Living
By (author) Epictetus
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Manual for Living by Epictetus
Book DescriptionEpictetus was for former Roman slave and great Stoic philosopher whose talks have been admired for more than 1500 years. Destined to be a rediscovered in the tradition of "The Art of War" and Baltasar Gracian's "The Art of Worldly Wisdom". "A Manual for Living" presents the essence of perennial stoic wisdom in aphorisms of insight and simplicity. This instruction book should interest readers with its contemporary and pragmatic reflections on how best to live with serenity and joy. This book is part of the "Little Books of Wisdom" series which offers inspiration, common sense, and perceptions on the big and not so big issues that concern everyone - from faith and feminism to nature, philosophy, literature, business and just getting through the day. The books illuminate daily living, the spiritual life, intellectual pursuits and the world around - all in all, a series which addresses life and how people live it.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780062511119
(123mm x 107mm x 9mm)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Publish Date: 24-Jul-1995
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Epictetus
Philosophy of Epictetus, Paperback (March 2017)
Stoic philosopher addresses the nature of fate and man's place in the universe, the meaning of good and evil, how we should live, the importance of self-knowledge, and many other issues.
Discourses, Fragments, Handbook, Paperback (February 2014)
This is the only complete modern translation of Epictetus's Discourses, together with the Handbook and fragments. A major work of Stoic practical ethics, the Discourses teach that the basis of happiness is up to us. This accessible new translation is accompanied by a full introduction and thorough notes.
Of Human Freedom, Paperback (August 2010)View all books by Epictetus
A practical guide to moral self-improvement and living a good life. It tackles questions of freedom and imprisonment, stubbornness and fear, family, friendship and love, and leaves an intriguing document of daily life in the classical world.
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