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Stoicism and the art of happiness

Author: Donald Robertson
Publisher: London : Teach Yourself, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Stoics had some useful and startling insights into the human condition. By learning to understand their philosophy, you will discover a genuinely revolutionary set of strategies for living your life.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Robertson
ISBN: 9781444187106 1444187104
OCLC Number: 841672505
Description: xxxv, 245 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Preface: Modern Stoicism --
The way of the Stoic : "living in agreement with nature" --
Stoic ethics : the nature of the good --
The promise of philosophy ("therapy of the passions") --
The discipline of desire (Stoic acceptance) --
Love, friendship, and the ideal Sage --
The discipline of action (Stoic philanthropy) --
Premeditation of adversity --
The discipline of judgement (Stoic mindfulness) --
Self-awareness and the "Stoic fork" --
The view from above and Stoic cosmology.
Responsibility: by Don Robertson.

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