Lives of the Stoics

Lives of the Stoics
The Art of Living from Zeno to Marcus Aurelius

by Ryan Holiday,Stephen Hanselman

  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 2020-09-29
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0525541888
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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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 a new audience among those who seek greatness, from athletes to politicians and everyone in between. It's no wonder; the philosophy and its embrace of self-mastery, virtue, and indifference to that which we cannot control is as urgent today as it was in the chaos of the Roman Empire. In Lives of the Stoics, Holiday and Hanselman present the fascinating lives of the men and women who strove to live by the timeless Stoic virtues of Courage. Justice. Temperance. Wisdom. Organized in digestible, mini-biographies of all the well-known--and not so well-known--Stoics, this book vividly brings home what Stoicism was like for the people who loved it and lived it, dusting off powerful lessons to be learned from their struggles and successes. More than a mere history book, every example in these pages, from Epictetus to Marcus Aurelius--slaves to emperors--is designed to help the reader apply philosophy in their own lives. Holiday and Hanselman unveil the core values and ideas that unite figures from Seneca to Cato to Cicero across the centuries. Among them are the idea that self-rule is the greatest empire, that character is fate; how Stoics benefit from preparing not only for success, but failure; and learn to love, not merely accept, the hand they are dealt in life. A treasure of valuable insights and stories, this book can be visited again and again by any reader in search of inspiration from the past.

A Guide to the Good Life

A Guide to the Good Life
The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy

by William B. Irvine

  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 2008-11-04
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9780199792627
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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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 offers a refreshing presentation of Stoicism, showing how this ancient philosophy can still direct us toward a better life. Using the psychological insights and the practical techniques of the Stoics, Irvine offers a roadmap for anyone seeking to avoid the feelings of chronic dissatisfaction that plague so many of us. Irvine looks at various Stoic techniques for attaining tranquility and shows how to put these techniques to work in our own life. As he does so, he describes his own experiences practicing Stoicism and offers valuable first-hand advice for anyone wishing to live better by following in the footsteps of these ancient philosophers. Readers learn how to minimize worry, how to let go of the past and focus our efforts on the things we can control, and how to deal with insults, grief, old age, and the distracting temptations of fame and fortune. We learn from Marcus Aurelius the importance of prizing only things of true value, and from Epictetus we learn how to be more content with what we have. Finally, A Guide to the Good Life shows readers how to become thoughtful observers of their own lives. If we watch ourselves as we go about our daily business and later reflect on what we saw, we can better identify the sources of distress and eventually avoid that pain in our life. By doing this, the Stoics thought, we can hope to attain a truly joyful life.

The Stoics Reader

The Stoics Reader
Selected Writings and Testimonia

by Brad Inwood,Lloyd P. Gerson

  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Release : 2008-09-11
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1603843760
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This volume gathers together the most important evidence about Stoic thought surviving from the ancient world. It is an expanded version of the section on Stoicism in Inwood and Gerson's Hellenistic Philosophy, consolidating related texts into larger, more continuous selections, adding material on the skeptical attack on Stoicism, and a short section that introduces the reader to some of the more interesting texts on Stoic ethics from the Roman imperial period. Inwood and Gerson provide lucid, accurate translations, an Introduction that sets the works included in historical and philosophical context, a glossary of terms, a glossary of philosophers and philosophical sources, an index of passages translated, and a subject index.

Lessons in Stoicism

Lessons in Stoicism
What Ancient Philosophers Teach Us about How to Live

by John Sellars

  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 2019-09-05
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN : 0241382920
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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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 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 good life.

Stoicism and the Art of Happiness

Stoicism and the Art of Happiness
Practical wisdom for everyday life: embrace perseverance, strength and happiness with stoic philosophy

by Donald Robertson

  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 2018-09-06
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1473674794
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The stoics lived a long time ago, but they had some startling insights into the human condition - insights which endure to this day. The philosophical tradition, founded in Athens by Zeno of Citium in 301 BC, endured as an active movement for almost 500 years, and contributions from dazzling minds such as Cicero, Seneca and Marcus Aurelius helped create a body of thought with an extraordinary goal - to provide a rational, healthy way of living in harmony with the nature of the universe and in respect of our relationships with each other. In many ways a precursor to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Stoicism provides an armamentarium of strategies and techniques for developing psychological resilience, while celebrating all in life which is beautiful and important. By learning what stoicism is, you can revolutionise your life and learn how to seize the day, live happily and be a better person. This simple, empowering book shows how to use this ancient wisdom to make practical, positive changes to your life. Using thought-provoking case studies, highlighting key ideas and things to remember and providing tools for self-assessment, it demonstrates that Stoicism is a proven, profound pathway to happiness.

Stoicism

Stoicism
Live a Life of Virtue - Complete Guide on Stoicism

by Ryan James

  • Publisher : Ryan James via PublishDrive
  • Release : 2018-04-20
  • Pages : 88
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Stoicism: Live a Life of Virtue – Complete Guide on Stoicism provides an overview of the history of the stoic philosophy as well as profiles of some of the ancient masters who contributed to its development. In addition, it tells the stories of some modern practitioners of the philosophy who successfully used it to overcome difficult situations in their lives. We have also provided a number of exercises that you can use to help make Stoicism a part of your daily life. Topics covered include: The early history of Stoicism, from its founding as a school of thought by Zeno in 300 BC to its decline due to the growing popularity of Christianity, and its resurgence in modern times. Profiles of three masters who were important in the development of the Stoic philosophy: Epictetus, the former slave who became one of the most influential Stoic philosophers; Marcus Aurelius, the Roman emperor who helped promote its popularity; and the controversial Seneca, who sought to live the Stoic life in spite of his lavish lifestyle. Why Stoicism became popular in recent years and its appeal not only to people from all walks of life as well as those with differing belief systems. Practical exercises that you can use to practice Stoic mindfulness in your daily life, ranging from morning and evening reflections to keeping a mindfulness journal. Inspiring stories of people who have used Stoicism in order to overcome difficult situations in their daily lives, including the amazing story of Sam Sullivan, who used Stoic principles to not only recover from a crippling injury that left him paralyzed but also to successfully run for mayor of Vancouver.

The Daily Stoic

The Daily Stoic
366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living

by Ryan Holiday,Stephen Hanselman

  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 2016-10-18
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 0735211744
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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From the team that brought you The Obstacle Is the Way and Ego Is the Enemy, a beautiful daily devotional of Stoic meditations—an instant Wall Street Journal and USA Today Bestseller. Why have history's greatest minds—from George Washington to Frederick the Great to Ralph Waldo Emerson, along with today's top performers from Super Bowl-winning football coaches to CEOs and celebrities—embraced the wisdom of the ancient Stoics? Because they realize that the most valuable wisdom is timeless and that philosophy is for living a better life, not a classroom exercise. The Daily Stoic offers 366 days of Stoic insights and exercises, featuring all-new translations from the Emperor Marcus Aurelius, the playwright Seneca, or slave-turned-philosopher Epictetus, as well as lesser-known luminaries like Zeno, Cleanthes, and Musonius Rufus. Every day of the year you'll find one of their pithy, powerful quotations, as well as historical anecdotes, provocative commentary, and a helpful glossary of Greek terms. By following these teachings over the course of a year (and, indeed, for years to come) you'll find the serenity, self-knowledge, and resilience you need to live well.

Stoicism

Stoicism
The Timeless Wisdom to Living a Good life - Develop Grit, Build Confidence, and Find Inner Peace

by James W. Williams

  • Publisher : SD Publishing LLC
  • Release : 2020-06-18
  • Pages : 150
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Why are you here? Why do you exist? Where can you find happiness? How can you overcome fear, anxiety, and negative thoughts? Gain strength and confidence? Face obstacles in our lives? If you've ever asked yourself any of these questions—and have wasted countless hours talking to gurus, attending seminars, buying courses to get the answers you desperately seek, it's time to stop searching outwards, and start looking inwards. This book Stoicism: The Timeless Wisdom to Living a Good life – Develop Grit, Build Confidence, and Find Inner Peace takes you on a journey into yourself and delivers you into the future self you desire. It liberates you from the flawed thinking that your happiness and peace is dependent on the people or things in your life. It aims to unlock the greatness within you, and puts the power to change your life squarely in your hands. In this book you will discover: The history of Stoicism, and how Seneca, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius contributed to the growth of Stoic Philosophy How a Stoic handle failure and success How to deal with anger, anxiety, depression, and negative thoughts How to use Stoicism to achieve total inner peace in the chaos of the modern society The secrets of the Stoics to living a happy life Simple ways to implement Stoicism in your daily life And much more! There are so many books on the holy grail to finding inner peace and confidence, but none of them provides a lasting approach that can be part of who you are. The key to living a life that is simultaneously empowering, liberating, and exceptional is all within you. The manifestation of your physical and emotional desires is a process that begins with your mind. The way you think controls the way you act, and it is the things you act on that will bring results. Often, the result we get is different from what we had hoped for. This book Stoicism: The Timeless Wisdom to Living a Good life – Develop Grit, Build Confidence, and Find Inner Peace explores the journey from your thoughts to manifestation. It guides you on how to think in the face of adversity, how to grow your confidence as you enter the eye of the storm, and how to embrace your situation in order to come out on top. This book also dispels any general misconceptions people may have about Stoicism. To appreciate the value and to truly enjoy the benefits of Stoicism, it is important to understand the philosophy and its origin first. If you are ready to take your life to the next level, to enter into a conscious and deliberate way of living, you are one step closer with this book in your hands. So are you ready? Scroll up, click “Buy Now” and start changing your life with Stoicism!

The Art of Living

The Art of Living
The Stoics on the Nature and Function of Philosophy

by John Sellars

  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release : 2013-10-16
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1472521110
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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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 Stoic texts by Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius. Sellars argues that the conception of philosophy as an 'art of living', inaugurated by Socrates and developed by the Stoics, has persisted since antiquity and remains a living alternative to modern attempts to assimilate philosophy to the natural sciences. It also enables us to rethink the relationship between an individual's philosophy and their biography. The book appears here in paperback for the first time with a new Preface by the author.

The Stoic Art of Living

The Stoic Art of Living
Inner Resilience and Outer Results

by Tom Morris,Thomas V. Morris

  • Publisher : Open Court Publishing
  • Release : 2004
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN : 9780812695595
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Tom Morris is the former Notre Dame philosophy professor whose classes became a campus legend and whose nationwide speaking engagements have electrified the audiences of corporate America. Continuing in his mission to bring philosophical wisdom into the trenches of everyday life, he shows how ideas of Stoic Philosophy ? which emphasizes goals like gaining command of one's passions and achieving indifference to pain and distress ? are completely up to date in their relevance to the practical issues people confront in the 21st century. Divided into three accessible sections, the book focuses on three leading Stoics: the slave Epictetus, the lawyer Seneca, and the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius. From the bottom of society to the upwardly mobile middle to society's very top, the book highlights how these Stoics' insights relate to modern experience. Philosophy buffs and fans of Morris's other works will appreciate this latest application of ancient wisdom to new concerns.

Epictetus

Epictetus
A Stoic and Socratic Guide to Life

by A. A. Long

  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 2002
  • Pages : 310
  • ISBN : 0199245568
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A.A. Long, a leading scholar of later ancient philosophy, gives the definitive presentation of the thought of Epictetus for a broad readership, showing its continued relevance.

Practical Stoicism

Practical Stoicism
A Step-By-Step Guide to Design a Life of Wisdom, Perseverance and Joy: Ancient Philosophy for Modern Life

by Nicholas Mayor

  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Release : 2019-01-08
  • Pages : 106
  • ISBN : 9781793405852
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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"How would you feel, if after all hard work and striving for many precious years, you realize that you wasted your entire life? To help you avoid facing such repenting feeling, the ancient yet effective philosophy of stoicism comes to your rescue. You wouldn’t be the first person to explore this unique way of living, our history's greatest minds—from George Washington to Frederick the Great to Ralph Waldo Emerson, along with today's top performers including sport coaches to CEOs and celebrities—have already embraced the wisdom of the ancient Stoics. The Practical Stoicism is your step-by-step essential guide to teach you this ancient yet effective philosophy to help you selectively design your life full of wisdom and joy, while persevering in the face of toughest situations and adversities. This book will teach you the great wisdom of Stoic philosophers such as such as Seneca, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius. This book is not merely simply explanation of the ancient philosophy, but the key emphasis of the book is to give you research supported, science backed practical and actionable tips to lead a stoic life. The Practical Stoicism is full of examples and life-scenarios to help you understand this philosophy better, so you can face the challenges of the world in the most practical way." - back cover.

The Pocket Stoic

The Pocket Stoic
A Book

by John Sellars

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2020-07-17
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN : 9780226682969
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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To counter the daily anxieties, stress, and emotional swings caused by the barrage of stimuli that plagues modern life, many people have been finding unexpected solace in a philosophy from a very different and distant time: Stoicism. Today, more than 100,000 people are members of online communities for modern Stoics, and there are annual conferences, meet-ups, and workshops for those aspiring to walk the Stoic path. But what is Stoicism, and what makes it resonate so powerfully today? As John Sellars shows in The Pocket Stoic, the popular image of the isolated and unfeeling Stoic hardly does justice to the rich vein of thought that we find in the work of Seneca, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius, the three great Roman Stoics. Their works are recognized classics, and for good reason--they speak to some of the perennial issues that face anyone trying to navigate their way through life. These writings, fundamentally, are about how to live--how to understand your place in the world, how to cope when things don't go well, how to manage your emotions, how to behave toward others, and finally, how to live a good life. To be a Stoic is to recognize that much of the suffering in your life is due to the way you think about things, and that you have the ability to train your mind to look at the world in a new way--to recognize what you can and cannot control and to turn adversity into opportunity. Concise and accessible, The Pocket Stoic provides a welcome introduction to the lives and thought of the key Stoics. It is also a perfect guide to help you start incorporating the practice of Stoicism into your everyday approach to life.

A New Stoicism

A New Stoicism
Revised Edition

by Lawrence C. Becker

  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 2017-08-29
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 069117721X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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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, provides the basis for a sophisticated form of ethical naturalism, in which virtually all the hard doctrines of the ancient Stoics can be clearly restated and defended. Becker argues, in keeping with the ancients, that virtue is one thing, not many; that it, and not happiness, is the proper end of all activity; that it alone is good, all other things being merely rank-ordered relative to each other for the sake of the good; and that virtue is sufficient for happiness. Moreover, he rejects the popular caricature of the stoic as a grave figure, emotionally detached and capable mainly of endurance, resignation, and coping with pain. To the contrary, he holds that while stoic sages are able to endure the extremes of human suffering, they do not have to sacrifice joy to have that ability, and he seeks to turn our attention from the familiar, therapeutic part of stoic moral training to a reconsideration of its theoretical foundations.

Stoicism

Stoicism
A Beginner's Guide to the Ancient Art, History and Wisdom of the Stoic Philosophy

by Elizabeth Nash

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2017-07-21
  • Pages : 50
  • ISBN : 9781973811701
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Stoicism is one philosophy that is not just theoretical in nature.It is something that you learn to adopt into your everyday life; its ancient wisdom is more relevant than ever in today's chaotic world.Using moral insight, self-control, courage and justice, Stoicism ensures a firm and consistent way of life that focuses on the choices you make, so that failure ultimately leads to more success.Dating back to around 300 B.C. in Athens, Stoicism was initially developed by Zeno of Citium. The essence of the philosophy is one of using grit and self-control as ways of overcoming destructive emotions. Despite the modern perception of the word 'Stoic', this does not mean to seek to eliminate all kinds of feelings from your life. The goal, rather, is to transform your emotions and develop inner calm, better judgment, and freedom from unnecessary suffering. Stretching from the Hellenistic period to the 21st century, Stoicism has not lost its practicality in dealing with the problems of life, incorporating logic, self-dialogue, and meditation designed to keep your focus fixed on the present moment.For anyone new to the Stoic Philosophy, let this book guide you through everything you need to know, in one easily accessible, yet comprehensive introduction.Included within:- The origin and history of Stoicism- The core beliefs and principles it's founded on- The lives of Seneca, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius, and how they contributed to the Stoic philosophy- Modern day Stoics- Stoicism and relationships- The Three Topoi & the Three Disciplines- Studying your decisions and identifying whether they are natural or morally good- Embracing the rational use of emotions- Living according to nature's laws- Types of passions and positive feelings- Handling failure like a Stoic- The Four Virtues- Achieving true self-sufficiency- Actual practical tips for implementing Stoicism into your everyday lifeMost importantly, "Stoicism: A Beginner's Guide to the Ancient Art, History, and Wisdom of the Stoic Philosophy," focuses on why it is relevant to your life today.You can use the principles taught to learn how to have greater emotional control, especially over negative feelings like fear, anxiety, grief, and anger. Whether you are struggling how to handle failure or success, a Stoic approach has the potential of leading you down the right path.Enjoy your reading!

One True Life

One True Life
The Stoics and Early Christians as Rival Traditions

by Christopher Kavin Rowe

  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 2016-01-01
  • Pages : 330
  • ISBN : 0300180128
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In this groundbreaking, cross-disciplinary work of philosophy and biblical studies, New Testament scholar C. Kavin Rowe explores the promise and problems inherent in engaging rival philosophical claims to what is true. Juxtaposing the Roman Stoics Seneca, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius with the Christian saints Paul, Luke, and Justin Martyr, and incorporating the contemporary views of Jeffrey Stout, Alasdair McIntyre, Charles Taylor, Martha Nussbaum, Pierre Hadot, and others, the author suggests that in a world of religious pluralism there is negligible gain in sampling from separate belief systems. This thought-provoking volume reconceives the relationship between ancient philosophy and emergent Christianity as a rivalry between strong traditions of life and offers powerful arguments for the exclusive commitment to a community of belief and a particular form of philosophical life as the path to existential truth.

The Daily Stoic Journal

The Daily Stoic Journal
366 Days of Writing and Reflection on the Art of Living

by Ryan Holiday,Stephen Hanselman

  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 2017
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 0525534393
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Ryan Holiday has led the popular revival of stoicism since 2014, with his acclaimed bestsellers The Obstacle is the Way, Ego is the Enemy, and-in partnership with Stephen Hanselman-The Daily Stoic. The latter offered powerful quotations, fresh anecdotes, and insightful commentary about the wisdom of Epictetus, Seneca, and Marcus Aurelius. Now Holiday and Hanselman are back with The Daily Stoic Journal, an interactive guide to integrating this ancient philosophy into our 21st century lives. Readers will find weekly explanations and quotations to inspire deeper reflection on Stoic practices, daily prompts, and a helpful introduction explaining the various Stoic tools of self-management. This beautifully designed hardcover journal features space for morning and evening notes, along with advice to encourage ongoing writing and insights, day by day through the year. This is the perfect companion volume for people who already love The Daily Stoic, but it can also be used as a stand-alone journal. It will help anyone seeking inner peace and clarity in our crazy world, even those who have never previously encountered Stoicism.

How To Be A Stoic

How To Be A Stoic
Ancient Wisdom for Modern Living

by Massimo Pigliucci

  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 2017-05-04
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 147352976X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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'In this thought-provoking book, Massimo Pigliucci shares his journey of discovering the power of Stoic practices in a philosophical dialogue with one of Stoicism's greatest teachers.' RYAN HOLIDAY, BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE OBSTACLE IS THE WAY AND THE DAILY STOIC Who am I? What am I doing? How ought I to live my life? Stoicism teaches us to acknowledge our emotions, reflect on what causes them and redirect them for our own good. Whenever we worry about how to be happy, we are worrying about how to lead a good life. No goal seems more elusive. Massimo Pigliucci explores this remarkable philosophy and how its wisdom can be applied to our everyday lives in the quest for meaning. He shows how stoicism teaches us the importance of a person’s character, integrity and compassion. Whoever we are, we can take something away from stoicism and, in How to be a Stoic, with its practical tips and exercises, meditations and mindfulness, he also explains how relevant it is to every part of our modern lives.

Stoicism

Stoicism
Traditions and Transformations

by Steven K. Strange,Jack Zupko

  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 2004-06-21
  • Pages : 295
  • ISBN : 9781139453769
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Stoicism is now widely recognised as one of the most important philosophical schools of ancient Greece and Rome. But how did it influence Western thought after Greek and Roman antiquity? The question is a difficult one to answer because the most important Stoic texts have been lost since the end of the classical period, though not before early Christian thinkers had borrowed their ideas and applied them to discussions ranging from dialectic to moral theology. Later philosophers became familiar with Stoic teachings only indirectly, often without knowing that an idea came from the Stoics. The contributors recruited for this volume, first published in 2004, include some of the leading international scholars of Stoicism as well as experts in later periods of philosophy. They trace the impact of Stoicism and Stoic ideas from late antiquity through the medieval and modern periods.

Stoicism

Stoicism
How to Use Stoic Philosophy to Find Inner Peace and Happiness

by Jason Hemlock

  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Release : 2020-04-04
  • Pages : 140
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Are you tired of the glass being half empty? Do you worry you don't have the strength to cope when something bad happens? (And something bad ALWAYS happens!) Do you wish you had someone who could teach you how to enjoy life instead of stressing all the time? Stoicism changed the lives of its followers for the better and now it can do the same for you. Stoicism: How to Use Stoic Philosophy to Find Inner Peace and Happiness guides you though the ancient Graeco-Roman philosophy of Stoicism, a practical approach to making the most of life and dealing with its ups and downs. Opening with a brief history of Stoicism, over the course of 15 chapters, you'll learn about: Why so many successful people are Stoic The counterintuitive reason you should welcome misfortune Stoicism's four Virtues and how you can apply them in any situation How you can find opportunity in any challenge How you can welcome hardship - and why this is an essential ingredient for happiness How Plato's view will transform the way you see the world Why you will never have complete control over your life and this is okay Each chapter comes with straightforward, practical exercises so you can start being Stoic today. Life's a journey, but you don't have to travel alone. With Stoicism on your side, you'll be able to roll with the punches and make the most of whatever comes your way, good or bad. Don't you deserve the best? Read Stoicism: How to Use Stoic Philosophy to Find Inner Peace and Happiness and discover for yourself what made the ancient philosophers so wise. Scroll Up and Click the "Add to Cart" Button at the Top of the Page.