The practicing stoic: a philosophical user's manual
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Boston, Jaffrey, New Hampshire : David R. Godine, Publisher, 2018.
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Book
Physical Desc:
xxxii, 260 pages ; 24 cm
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2 copies, 2 people are on the wait list.
Description
The great insights of the Sotics are spread over a wide range of ancient sources. This book brings them all together for the first time. It systematically presents what the various Stoic philosophers said on every important topic, accompanied by an eloquent commentary that is clear and concise. The result is a set of philosophy lessons for everyone - the most valuable wisdom of ages past made available for our times, and for all time.
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English
ISBN:
9781567926118, 1567926118
UPC:
14699958, 40028105984

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Includes bibliographical references.
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At the school of philosophy founded at Athens by Zeno of Citium the teachers believed that virtue, the highest good, is based on knowledge and reason, and encouraged indifference to the vicissitudes of fortune and to pleasure and pain. Farnsworth integrates his own observations with scores of quotations to provide perspective of the various Stoic philosophers. His organization and commentary makes the meaning and relevance of this ancient philosophy clear for our times.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Farnsworth, W. (2018). The practicing stoic: a philosophical user's manual. Boston, Jaffrey, New Hampshire: David R. Godine, Publisher.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Farnsworth, Ward, 1967-. 2018. The Practicing Stoic: A Philosophical User's Manual. Boston, Jaffrey, New Hampshire: David R. Godine, Publisher.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Farnsworth, Ward, 1967-, The Practicing Stoic: A Philosophical User's Manual. Boston, Jaffrey, New Hampshire: David R. Godine, Publisher, 2018.

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Farnsworth, Ward. The Practicing Stoic: A Philosophical User's Manual. Boston, Jaffrey, New Hampshire: David R. Godine, Publisher, 2018. Print.

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