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A Manual for Living (Little Book of Wisdom (Harper San Francisco))

A MANUAL FOR LIVING (LITTLE BOOK OF WISDOM (HARPER SAN FRANCISCO))

by: Epictetus
Format: Paperback

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Product Description The essence of perennial Stoic wisdom in aphorisms of stunning insight and simplicity. The West's first and best little instruction book offers thoroughly contemporary and pragmatic reflections on how best to live with serenity and joy. From the Back Cover The essence of perennial Stoic wisdom in aphorisms of stunning insight and simplicity. The West's first and best little instruction book offers thoroughly contemporary and pragmatic reflections on how best to live with serenity and joy. About the Author Epictetus (circa 55-135 ce) taught in Rome until the year 94 ce, when Emperor Domitian banished philosophers from the city. In exile, he established a school of philosophy where his distinguished students included Marcus Aurelius, author of Meditations. Some 1,863 years after Epictetus's death, Tom Wolfe revived his philosophy in the bestselling novel A Man in Full.

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Product Code: 9780062511119
ISBN: 0062511114
Publisher: HarperOne
Publication Date: 1994-06-23
Number of Pages: 96 pages
Languages: english
Edition: 1st
Dimension: 4.29 x 0.39 x 5 inches
Shipping Weight: 0.15 pounds