A Manual for Living (Paperback)

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A Manual for Living (Paperback)


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The essence of perennial Stoic wisdom in aphorisms of stunning insight and simplicity. The West's first and best little instruction book offers thoroughly contemporary and pragmatic reflections on how best to live with serenity and joy.

Epictetus (circa 55-135 ce) taught in Rome until the year 94 ce, when Emperor Domitian banished philosophers from the city. In exile, he established a school of philosophy where his distinguished students included Marcus Aurelius, author of Meditations. Some 1,863 years after Epictetus's death, Tom Wolfe revived his philosophy in the bestselling novel A Man in Full.

Product Details ISBN: 9780062511119
ISBN-10: 0062511114
Publisher: HarperOne
Publication Date: June 23rd, 1994
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: Little Book of Wisdom (Harper San Francisco)