Art of Living : The Classical Mannual on Virtue, Happiness, and Effectiveness

Art of Living : The Classical Mannual on Virtue, Happiness, and Effectiveness

Book Title: Art of Living : The Classical Mannual on Virtue, Happiness, and Effectiveness

  • Publication Date: 05 Jul 2007
  • ISBN-13: 9780061286056
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 205 voters
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"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.