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Published: 04 November 2008

336 Pages

ISBN: 9780195374612

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A Guide to the Good Life

The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy

William B. Irvine

  • A refreshing presentation of Stoicism that shows how this ancient philosophy can still direct us toward a better life.
  • Uses psychological insights and the practical techniques of the Stoics, offering a roadmap for anyone seeking to avoid the feelings of chronic dissatisfaction
  • Readers learn how to minimize worry, how to let go of the past and focus their efforts on the things they can control, and how to deal with insults, grief, old age, and the distracting temptations of fame and fortune
  • Shows readers how to become thoughtful observers of their own lives.

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