From the Back Cover
The self-reflections of the Roman Emperor known as 'The Philosopher' Meditations is a series of personal journals written by Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius. As one of the leaders of Stoicism, the ancient philosophy considered a foundation of modern self-help, Marcus Aurelius' private reflections give us a first-hand look into his life and guiding principles. The 'spiritual exercises' which helped Marcus Aurelius through his turbulent life offer you insights on analyzing yourself and others, developing a clear and rational perspective, and maintaining focus without distraction. Featuring commentary from bestselling author and Stoicism expert Donald Robertson, Meditations: The Philosophy Classic will provide you with a complete philosophy of life that will help reveal your sense of purpose and direction in the modern world.