A Guide to the Good Life

A Guide to the Good Life

The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy

Book - 2009
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Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
ISBN: 9780195374612
0195374614
Branch Call Number: 171.2 IR84G 2009
Characteristics: xii, 314 p. ; 19 cm

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fharan
Mar 11, 2017

Great history of Stoicism and a good guide for practicing. Will read again.

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dylanschweitzer
Dec 09, 2016

I loved this book as a modern introduction to stoicism. I think so many of us could benefit from a stoic revival in today's age.

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John_M
Apr 28, 2016

Interesting history of Stoicism in Greece and Rome. Followed by a guide for living, which brings stoicism to life in a way that most would not expect. The path outlined has many elements of all other philosophies but a few interesting twists. I think that I will attempt to incorporate some of it into my life.

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cpyke88
Apr 21, 2016

This book is a great way to open your eyes to a new way of experiencing life. It teaches the history and philosophy of the stoics, and how they worked to get the most out of their lives by embracing the good and the bad. I am going to be reading this book again because there is just too much good stuff for just one read.

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Cheetaiean
Aug 20, 2015

An interesting book which is a recommended read for all, particularly men.

Stoicism is a practical way to get the most out of your life while experiencing inner joy and contentment.

Interesting book with great thoughts; it is especially amazing as a reader's first introduction to this philosophy. (though some parts at the end were in my opinion unnecessary)

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Apr 21, 2016

cpyke88 thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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Cheetaiean
Aug 20, 2015

Cheetaiean thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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