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The Art of Living

The Classical Manual on Virtue, Happiness, and Effectiveness
Epictetus (Book - 1995 )
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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.
Authors: Epictetus
Title: The art of living
the classical manual on virtue, happiness, and effectiveness
Publisher: New York : HarperOne, 1995
Characteristics: xiii, 126 p. ;,20 cm
Statement of Responsibility: [Epictetus] ; a new interpretation by Sharon Lebell
Notes: "Plus: insights, interviews, and more"--Cover
Summary: 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.
Additional Contributors: Lebell, Sharon - 1957-
ISBN: 0061286052
9780061286056
Branch Call Number: 188 E64a 1995b
Subject Headings: Conduct of life Early works to 1800 Ethics, Ancient
Topical Term: Conduct of life
Ethics, Ancient
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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.


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