Art of Living: The Classical Mannual on Virtue, Happiness, and Effectiveness
ISBN: 0061286052
EAN13: 9780061286056
Language: English
Publication Date: June 26, 2007
Pages: 144
Dimensions: 0.50" H x 7.80" L x 4.80" W
Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
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. --Jacob Needleman, author of The Heart of Philosophy