Lives of the Stoics: The Art of Living from Zeno to Marcus Aurelius (Hardback)Ryan Holiday (author), Stephen Hanselman (author)
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The authors of the bestselling The Daily Stoic provide another fascinating journey into the ancient philosophy that has, throughout history, remained popular with those aspiring to glory and distinction.
For millennia, Stoicism has been the ancient philosophy that attracts those who seek greatness, from athletes to politicians and everyone in between. And no wonder: its embrace of self-mastery, virtue and indifference to that which we cannot control has much to offer those grappling with today's chaotic world. But who were the Stoics?
In this book, Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman offer a fresh approach to understanding Stoicism through the lives of the people who practiced it. Through short biographies of all the famous, and lesser-known, Stoics, this book will show what it means to live stoically, and reveal the lessons to be learned from their struggles and successes. The result is a treasure trove of insights for anyone in search of living a good life.
Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 545 g
Dimensions: 222 x 144 x 33 mm
Praise for The Daily Stoic:
'If Stoicism is becoming trendy, you can credit, or blame, Mr. Holiday.' - New York Times
'A generous gift of guidance on modern living culled from a canon of wisdom hatched long ago.' - Maria Popova, editor of Brain Pickings
'A treasure for managing our choices, overcoming self-deception, and learning to act according to the true worth of things.' - Joseph A. Maciariello, author of The Daily Drucker
'Make The Daily Stoic your guide and you will grow in clarity, effectiveness, and serenity each day!' - Jack Canfield, co-author of The Success Principles
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