Discourses and Selected Writings download free [PDF and Ebook] by Epictetus

Discourses and Selected Writings download free [PDF and Ebook] by Epictetus year 2008
  • Book name: Discourses and Selected Writings
  • Author: Epictetus
  • Release date: 2008/4/11
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780140449464
  • Rating: 7.41 of 10
  • Votes: 524
  • Review by: Miles Mckenney
  • Review rating: 7.09 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/21
  • Total pages: 304
  • Includes a PDF summary of 33 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Epictetus, a Greek stoic and freed slave, ran a thriving philosophy school in Nicropolis in the early second century AD. His animated discussions were celebrated for their rhetorical wizardry and were written down by Arrian, his most famous pupil. Together with the Enchiridion, a manual of his main ideas, and the fragments collected here, The Discourses argue that happiness lies in learning to perceive exactly what is in our power to change and what is not, and in embracing our fate to live in harmony with god and nature. In this personal, practical guide to the ethics of stoicism and moral self-improvement, Epictetus tackles questions of freedom and imprisonment, illness and fear, family, friendship and love, and leaves an intriguing document of daily life in the classical world.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 13H50M55S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Western Philosophy: Ancient, To C 500, Philosophy, Ethics & Moral Philosophy, Classical History / Classical Civilisation
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 11.25 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x17mm
  • Weight: 224g
  • Printed by: PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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