Art of Living: The Classical Mannual on Virtue, Happiness, and Effectiveness Epictetus

Art of Living: The Classical Mannual on Virtue, Happiness, and Effectiveness

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Book Title
Art of Living: The Classical Mannual on Virtue, Happiness, and Effectiveness
Author
Epictetus
ISBN
9780061286056
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 PhilosophyBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Epictetus, Sharon LebellPublisher: HarperOnePublished: 06/26/2007ISBN: 9780061286056Pages: 126Weight: 0.26lbsSize: 7.98h x 4.90w x 0.41d

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

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Epictetus, Sharon Lebell
Publisher: HarperOne
Published: 06/26/2007
ISBN: 9780061286056
Pages: 126
Weight: 0.26lbs
Size: 7.98h x 4.90w x 0.41d

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

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Epictetus, Sharon Lebell
Publisher: HarperOne
Published: 06/26/2007
ISBN: 9780061286056
Pages: 126
Weight: 0.26lbs
Size: 7.98h x 4.90w x 0.41d