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How to Be a Stoic

Using Ancient Philosophy to Live a Modern Life
  • By Massimo Pigliucci
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In the tradition of How to Live and How Proust Can Change Your Life, a philosopher asks how ancient Stoicism can help us flourish today
Whenever we worry about what to eat, how to love, or simply how to be happy, we are worrying about how to lead a good life. No goal is more elusive. In How to Be a Stoic, philosopher Massimo Pigliucci offers Stoicism, the ancient philosophy that inspired the great emperor Marcus Aurelius, as the best way to attain it. Stoicism is a pragmatic philosophy that focuses our attention on what is possible and gives us perspective on what is unimportant. By understanding Stoicism, we can learn to answer crucial questions: Should we get married or divorced? How should we handle our money in a world nearly destroyed by a financial crisis? How can we survive great personal tragedy? Whoever we are, Stoicism has something for us--and How to Be a Stoic is the essential guide.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9781541644533
    • Manufacturer: Basic Books
    • ISBN 13: 9781541644533
    • Publication Date: 05/01/2018
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Massimo Pigliucci
    • Width: 5.50 inches
    • Height: 0.75 inches
    • Length: 8.25 inches
    • Weight: 0.54 pounds
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