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How to Be a Stoic Using Ancient Philosophy to Live a Modern Life

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ISBN-10: 1541644530

ISBN-13: 9781541644533

Edition: N/A

Authors: Massimo Pigliucci

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In the tradition of How to Live and How Proust Can Change Your Life, a philosopher asks how ancient Stoicism can help us flourish today Whenever we worry about what to eat, how to love, or simply how to be happy, we are worrying about how to lead a good life. No goal is more elusive. In How to Be a Stoic, philosopher Massimo Pigliucci offers Stoicism, the ancient philosophy that inspired the great emperor Marcus Aurelius, as the best way to attain it. Stoicism is a pragmatic philosophy that focuses our attention on what is possible and gives us perspective on what is unimportant. By understanding Stoicism, we can learn to answer crucial questions: Should we get married or divorced? How…    
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Book details

List price: $25.99
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 5/8/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.95" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English