The Art of Living

The Art of Living

The Classical Manual on Virtue, Happiness, and Effectiveness

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.
Publisher: New York : HarperOne, 1995
ISBN: 9780061286056
0061286052
Branch Call Number: 188 E64a 1995b
Characteristics: xiii, 126 p. ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Lebell, Sharon 1957-

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A modern translation of some of stoicism's great lessons on coping with life.


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