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On the shortness of life

Author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca; C D N Costa
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2005.
Series: Great ideas.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Stoic writings of the philosopher Seneca offer powerful insights into the art of living and the importance of reason and morality and continue to provide profound guidance to many through their eloquence, lucidity and timeless wisdom.--Publisher description.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lucius Annaeus Seneca; C D N Costa
ISBN: 9780143036326 0143036327
OCLC Number: 60321444
Notes: "First published in Dialogues and letters in Penguin Classics 1997"--Title page verso.
Description: 105 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: On the shortness of life --
Consolation to Helvia --
On tranquility of mind.
Series Title: Great ideas.
Other Titles: Dialogi.
Responsibility: Seneca ; translated by C.D.N. Costa.

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The Stoic writings of the philosopher Seneca offer powerful insights into the art of living and the importance of reason and morality and continue to provide profound guidance to many through their eloquence, lucidity and timeless wisdom.--Publisher description.

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