Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Art of Living by Epictetus

Epictetus was born into slavery about 55 ce in the eastern outreaches of the Roman Empire. Once freed, he established an influential school of Stoic philosophy, stressing that human beings cannot control life, only their responses to it. By putting into practice the ninety-three witty, wise, and razor-sharp instructions that make up The Art of Living, readers learn to meet the challenges of everyday life successfully and to face life's inevitable losses and disappointments with grace.

Buy Art of Living by Epictetus from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780061286056
ISBN-10: 0061286052
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 124mm x 9mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: HarperOne
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Publish Date: 26-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Art of Living by Epictetus

Book Reviews - Art of Living by Epictetus

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Art of Living book by Epictetus and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Epictetus

Epictetus (circa 55-135 ce) taught in Rome until the year 94 ce, when Emperor Domitian banished philosophers from the city. In exile, he established a school of philosophy where his distinguished students included Marcus Aurelius, author of Meditations. Some 1,863 years after Epictetus's death, Tom Wolfe revived his philosophy in the bestselling novel A Man in Full. Sharon Lebell is a philosophical writer and musician who lives in Northern California. She also produced Epictetus's A Manual for Living.

Books By Epictetus

Philosophy of Epictetus by Epictetus
Paperback, February 2017
$6.29
Discourses, Fragments, Handbook by Epictetus
Paperback, February 2014
$28.78
Golden Sayings of Epictetus by Epictetus
Hardback, March 2009
$42.93
Discourses of Epictetus - Books 1-4 by Epictetus
Hardback, March 2008
$60.10