7 edition of Stoic life found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -327) and indexes.
|LC Classifications||B528 .B72 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 340 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||340|
Stoic philosophy has become popular again. Yet most people do not know what stoicism all about. Learn how to be Stoic and what to do in real life to reap this wonderful philosophy’s benefits? What is Stocism? Stoicism, just like an old reliable walking stick, is a guide to life based on reason rather than faith that supports you in the pursuit of self-mastery, . - Buy A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy book online at best prices in India on Read A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5().
In one of his first articles, Ryan Holiday, the bestselling author, media strategist and former marketing director at American Apparel, talked about how reading a stoic book in his first college year has changed his turned out to be hi “quake book” – one that shook everything he thought he knew about the world. When someone you highly admire says something like this about a book. Stoicism was a school of ancient philosophy founded in Athens by the Phoenician merchant Zeno of Citium around was originally called Zenonism but came to be known as Stoicism because Zeno and his followers met in the Stoa Poikilê, or Painted Porch.
Stoicism emerged as a philosophy, a way of life — similar to a religion, really — most famously in ancient Rome somewhere around AD (even though it was Greeks who pioneered the thinking). Two millennia later, the philosophy is enjoying a revival of sorts, and it’s not hard to understand why. The primary goal [ ]Author: Jeremy Anderberg. Do you want to avoid wasting the one life you have to live? Read this book!"—William B. Irvine, author of A Guide to the Good Life "If you want to want to learn the ways of Stoicism, and you're living in the 21st century, this should be one of the first books you read. Massimo has written a fine primer for the aspiring Marcus Aurelius."—Brand: Basic Books.
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Do yourself a favor and if you are seriously interested in how to live more stoically, buy William Irvine's "A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy." That book not only introduces you to all the great stoic thinkers (rather than just Epictetus as Pigliucci does), it also includes exercises for practicing stoicism and is written in a far more /5().
The Stoic Life: Emotions, Duties, and Fate and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device by: Stoicism provides useful tools and practical strategies to navigate through everyday problems and living a more meaningful and happy life.
Through this book, you can be in tune with the Stoic philosophy on a daily basis as you face the challenges of everyday life with practical wisdom and inner : Parth Sawhney.
A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy by William Irvine This is probably one of the most famous modern introductory text for beginners. The book is very readable and like other books on the list provides a great introduction to the philosophy for people who are looking to begin their deeper understanding of Stoicism.
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/5().
The book talks about three of the most basic components of stoicism: The control of our perception, acting and fulfilling our duty.
10) Daily Stoic de Ryan Holiday It. 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 by: It is packed with resources on Stoicism—from more book recommendations to Stoic exercises—as well as a chapter from bestselling author Ryan Holiday’s book, The Obstacle Is The Way.
RELATED: 28 Books On Stoicism: The (Hopefully) Ultimate Reading List. For those of us who live our lives in the real world, there is one branch of philosophy created just for us: Stoicism.
It’s a philosophy designed to make us more resilient, happier, more virtuous and more wise--and as a result, better people, better parents and better professionals. 12 Rules for (a Stoic) Life Jordan Peterson, a former professor at Harvard and now a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto, has become a sort of cult-celebrity for his calm, articulate dismantling of political correctness and reactionary politics on both sides.
Stoicism has been one of the main currents of thought in Western civilization for two thousand years: Brennan offers a fascinating guide through the ethical ideas of the original Stoic philosophers, and shows how valuable these ideas remain today, both intellectually and in /5.
The Enchiridion or ‘Manual’ of Epictetus is a short but powerful book of Stoic ethical advice from the 2nd-century Greek Stoic philosopher Epictetus. The focus is on applying philosophy in daily life. A Guide to the Good Life Guide to the Good Life provides an easily accessible and practical-minded introduction to the ancient philosophy of life known as Stoicism.
Since its publication inthe book has had a significant impact on the lives of many readers. The Stoics - The Book of Life is the 'brain' of The School of Life, a gathering of the best ideas around wisdom and emotional intelligence. ‘Stoicism’ was a philosophy that flourished for some years in Ancient Greece and Rome, gaining widespread support among all classes of society.
A Guide to the Good Life is a modern rehabilitation of ancient Stoic philosophy. It is at once a history and survey of Stoic philosophy and an attempt to adapt it to modern times, trying to answer the question, How should I live.
I read it when it was first published in and recently went back to see if it still resonates with me today/5. Our guides to Stoicism today will be its three renowned leaders: Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius, and Seneca. Epictetus was born a slave at about A.D.
55 in Hierapolis, Phrygia, located in the eastern borders of the Roman Empire. Early in his life he had a passion for philosophy, and with permission from his owner, he studied Stoic philosophy under the master Gaius Musonius Rufus.
Epictetus, by the end of his life took a wife of about his own age, apparently so she could help him raise a child fathered by a friend of Epictetus’. The child was destined to be exposed—which was the euphemism in Rome for being left to fend for himself in the elements, and probably die.
Stoicism Series Book #1. Stoicism may be an ancient philosophy, but it is one that has even more relevance to our daily lives now that we are in the modern world.
Too often we find that we aren’t able to control our lives, control the events that go on, /5(34). The Stoic Challenge is a sequel to my Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic that book, I described Stoicism in general terms; in this book, I focus my attention on how Stoicism can be used to deal with the setbacks we experience in daily living.
Stoicism is a philosophical movement, founded by Zeno of Citium in Athens, 3rd century BC. It’s a system of logic and a way of looking at the world. The foundation of Stoicism is based on making a distinction between what we control and do not control in life.
Epictetus, who lived from 55 until AD, explained it best. The Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus was the last famous Stoic philosopher of antiquity.
During the last 14 years of his life he faced one of the worst plagues in European history. The.I first read about Epictetus from the book "The Practicing Stoic". Of course, Epictetus was a Stoic philosopher. Epictetus started out his life as a slave, only becoming free later, so his thoughts on freedom have a certain authenticity and weight to them/5.
A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy () by William B. Irvine This is perhaps the first major bestselling book on Stoicism in Author: Donald J.