Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2013

264 Pages

5 x 7 inches

ISBN: 9780199934454

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A Slap in the Face

Why Insults Hurt--And Why They Shouldn't

William B. Irvine

  • As he did in A Guide to the Good Life, William Irvine here draws on Stoic philosophy as a source of wisdom and guidance.
  • The book details how lessons from Stoic philosophy can help us to defend ourselves against insults.
  • The book serves as a follow-up volume to A Guide to the Good Life.