"An immense dose of Epictetus would do us all a great deal of good, and I am grateful (beyond irony) to Tom Wolfe for reviving Epictetus" - Harold Bloom. So what makes the writings of this former slave so powerful today? Epictetus observed that although everyday life is fraught with difficulty, a life of virtue is within reach. He dedicated his life to outlining the simple way to happiness, fulfillment, and tranquility. By putting into practice the 93 witty, wise, and razor-sharp instructions that make up "The Art of Living", readers learn to gracefully meet the challenges of everyday life as well as life's inevitable major losses and disappointments.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc ISBN: 9780061286056 Number of pages: 144 Weight: 136 g Dimensions: 203 x 124 x 9 mm
“Essential Reading that is More Relevant than Ever”
Sharon Lebell's interpretation of Epictetus' work is a beautifully written and well-ordered version of Epictetus' Manual and Essential Teachings. In our global, digital, fast-pace age, Epictetus'...
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