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Lessons in Stoicism (Hardcover): John Sellars

Lessons in Stoicism (Hardcover)

John Sellars

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A deeply comforting and enlightening book on how Stoicism can inspire us to lead more thoughtful lives What aspects of your life do you really control? What do you do when you cannot guarantee that things will turn out in your favour? And what can Stoicism teach us about how to live together? In the past few years, Stoicism has been making a comeback. But what exactly did the Stoics believe? InLessons 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 Stoics have inspired readers ever since, speaking as they do to some of the perennial issues that face anyone trying to navigate their way through life. Their works, fundamentally, are about how to live -- how to understand one's place in the world, how to cope when things don't go well, how to manage one's emotions and how to behave towards others. Consoling and inspiring, Lessons in Stoicism is a deeply thoughtful guide to the philosophy of a valuable life.

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Imprint: Allen Lane
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: September 2019
Authors: John Sellars
Dimensions: 187 x 114 x 14mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 96
ISBN-13: 978-0-241-38277-6
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > Philosophy
Books > Health, Home & Family > Self-help & practical interests
Books > Humanities > History > World history
Books > Humanities > Philosophy > Western philosophy
Books > Humanities > Philosophy > Topics in philosophy
Books > Health, Home & Family > Self-help & practical interests > General
Books > Humanities > History > World history > BCE to 500 CE
Books > Humanities > Philosophy > Western philosophy > Ancient Western philosophy to c 500
Books > Humanities > Philosophy > Topics in philosophy > Ethics & moral philosophy
Books > Humanities > Philosophy > Western philosophy > Ancient Western philosophy to c 500 > General
Books > Humanities > Philosophy > Topics in philosophy > Ethics & moral philosophy > General
Books > History > World history
Books > History > World history > BCE to 500 CE
Books > Philosophy > Topics in philosophy
Books > Philosophy > Topics in philosophy > Ethics & moral philosophy
Books > Philosophy > Topics in philosophy > Ethics & moral philosophy > General
Books > Philosophy > Western philosophy
Books > Philosophy > Western philosophy > Ancient Western philosophy to c 500
Books > Philosophy > Western philosophy > Ancient Western philosophy to c 500 > General
LSN: 0-241-38277-7
Barcode: 9780241382776

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