Letters from a Stoic

Reprinted with revisions and a new introduction 1990. Reprinted with new further reading and chronology 2003. This edition first published in Penguin Classics 2014"--Title page verso.

Letters from a Stoic

Letters from a Stoic

Seeing self-possession as the key to an existence lived 'in accordance with nature', the Stoic philosophy called for the restraint of animal instincts and the importance of upright ethical ideals and virtuous living. Seneca's writings are a profound, powerfully moving and inspiring declaration of the dignity of the individual mind.

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Letters from a Stoic
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Seneca
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-22 - Publisher: Penguin Classics

Seeing self-possession as the key to an existence lived 'in accordance with nature', the Stoic philosophy called for the restraint of animal instincts and the importance of upright ethical ideals and virtuous living. Seneca's writings are a profound, powerfully moving and inspiring declaration of the dignity of the individual mind.
Letters from a Stoic
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Seneca
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-08-26 - Publisher: Penguin UK

'It is philosophy that has the duty of protecting us ... without it no one can lead a life free of fear or worry' For several years of his turbulent life, in which he was dogged by ill health, exile and danger, Seneca was the guiding hand of the Roman
Letters from a Stoic: Volume I
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Categories: Self-Help
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-29 - Publisher: Lulu.com

Written over two thousand years ago, Seneca s moral letters to his friend Lucilius aka Letters from a Stoic - still holds the power to enthrall. For a new generation of Stoic students and practitioners (and the merely curious), this lively, timeless guide to living the good life is essential
Seneca's Letters from a Stoic
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-14 - Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

As chief advisor to the emperor Nero, Lucius Annaeus Seneca was most influential in ancient Rome as a power behind the throne. His lasting fame derives from his writings on Stoic ideology, in which philosophy is a practical form of self-improvement rather than a matter of argument or wordplay. Seneca's
Seneca's Letters from a Stoic
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-28 - Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

Major text of Roman Stoic philosophy examines the rational order of the universe, how to lead a simple life, effects and benefits of misfortune, and the necessity of facing mortality.

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