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Stoicism and the art of happiness : practical wisdom for everyday life

Author: Donald Robertson
Publisher: [London] : John Murray Learning, 2018.
Series: Teach yourself books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Stoics lived a long time ago, but they had some startling insights into the human condition-insights which endure to this day. The philosophical tradition, founded in Athens by Zeno of Citium in 301 BC, endured as an active movement for almost 500 years, and contributions from dazzling minds such as Cicero, Seneca, and Marcus Aurelius helped create a body of thought with an extraordinary goal-to provide a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Robertson
ISBN: 9781473674783 1473674786
OCLC Number: 1112673105
Notes: "First published in Great Britain in 2013 by Hodder & Stoughton. An Hachette UK company"--Title page verso.
Description: xxx, 270 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: : Meet the Stoics: The Basic Principles and Practices of Stoicism: The Stoic Fork and Reserve Clause: Psychological Distancing and Disputation: Contemplation of the Sage: Virtue and Action: Freewill and Determinism: The Here and Now and Impermanence: Premeditation of Adversity: Contemplation of Death: The View from Above: The Morning and Evening Meditation: Epicureanism: Stoicism and Modern Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (MCBT)
Series Title: Teach yourself books.
Other Titles: Practical wisdom for everyday life
Responsibility: Donald Robertson.

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Ancient truths that will revolutionize your life.Discover how the ancient wisdom of the Stoic philosophers can provide you with a philosophy of life in the twenty first century which will make you  Read more...

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