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Stoic philosophy of life

by Campbell, Keith

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by University Press of America in Lanham, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics.,
  • Virtues.,
  • Social ethics.,
  • Stoics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementKeith Campbell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1012 .C314 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 201 p. ;
    Number of Pages201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2719976M
    ISBN 100819155292, 0819155306
    LC Control Number86013351

    The Philosophy of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy: Stoic Philosophy as Rational and Cognitive Psychotherapy (/) This was my first book on philosophy and : Donald J. Robertson.   Time to wrap up our ongoing book club focused on John Sellars’ The Art of Living: The Stoics on the Nature and Function of Philosophy.(See parts one, two, and three.)It’s a must read for.

    Over the past few years, if I could say that one book has influenced my life more than others, I would answer the book Letters from a philosophy of Stoicism became an important part of my life when I realized that, in order to achieve my greatest goals, I would need to face my biggest fears.   If a stoic philosopher started a hedge fund and wrote a business book, it would be Principles. Dalio has concisely and expertly laid out his philosophy of life, and for anyone enjoying the stoics, it will be both familiar and an interesting twist on many of the core ideas.

      The Little Book of Stoicism: Timeless Wisdom to Gain Resilience, Confidence, and Calmness () by Jonas Salzgeber is a new publication about applying Stoic philosophy to modern life. In The Stoic Philosophy of Seneca, representative selections from Seneca's writings offer the reader an excellent introduction to the range of his work. The selections are drawn from the essays, or dialogues, and the "Consolations;" from the treatises, of which "On Clemency," addressed to the young Nero, is included here; and from the Letters to Lucilius, which have to do n/5.


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Stoic philosophy of life by Campbell, Keith Download PDF EPUB FB2

If you end up loving Pierre Hadot’s book on Marcus, Philosophy as a Way of Life is a natural next step. While not focusing uniquely on Stoicism, this book is a key text in understanding how philosophy is more than an academic discipline isolated from real life, but something to guide us and orient us—and most of all—something to be practiced.

Massimo Pigliucci is the K.D. Irani Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York. He holds PhDs in genetics, evolutionary biology, and philosophy.

He has written for many outlets, including the New York Times, and has written or edited ten books. He lives in New York, New York/5().

The Stoics believed that we need to train ourselves throughout life to carefully distinguish between things that are directly under our control and everything : Donald J.

Robertson. The first books to read are the books about the general principles of Stoicism. There are quite a few out there. Then, when you are familiar with the simple, basic principles of Stoicism, this book fits in beautifully as does The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius.

As a philosophy of life, Stoicism has changed my life/5(). 6. Stoicism: A Timeless Guide To Approach, Master And Meditate On The Art Of Stoicism Philosophy. This book is a really interesting read that provides tons of details on the philosophy of Stoicism, and gives a really nice history behind the individuals that played a role in stoicism throughout the ages.

Stoicism, in contrast with a lot of contemporary philosophy, puts a great emphasis on living well: the person who studies Stoicism, if sincere, will also practise it.

I know you’re both a. 35 books based on 54 votes: Meditations by Marcus Aurelius, Letters from a Stoic by Seneca, A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy by Wil.

One of the great fears many of us face is that despite all our effort and striving, we will discover at the end that we have wasted our life.

In A Guide to the Good Life, William B. Irvine plumbs the wisdom of Stoic philosophy, one of the most popular and successful schools of thought in ancient Rome, and shows how its insight and advice are still remarkably applicable to modern lives/5().

Seneca was a stoic as well, but like Marcus, he was practical and borrowed liberally from other schools. As he quipped to a friend, “I don’t care about the author if the line is good.” That is the ethos of practical philosophy—it doesn’t matter from whom or when it came from, what matters if it helps you in your life, if only for a second.

The Daily Stoic is Holiday’s book focused on the philosophy of Stoicism itself. Stoicism — Philosophy as a Way of Life Articles about Stoic Philosophy for modern livingAuthor: Donald J. Robertson. Books shelved as stoicism: Meditations by Marcus Aurelius, Letters from a Stoic by Seneca, A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy by Will.

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He is particularly popular with young men, in part because of his message of self-sufficiency and self-worth, 12 Rules for (a Stoic) Life Read. One of the great fears many of us face is that despite all our effort and striving, we will discover at the end that we have wasted our life.

In A Guide to the Good Life, William B. Irvine plumbs the wisdom of Stoic philosophy, one of the most popular and successful schools of thought in ancient Rome, and shows how its insight and advice are still remarkably applicable to modern by: A Guide to the Good Life by William B.

Irvine explains the stoic philosophy in such a way which makes it meaningful in the 21st century and dispels with a lot of myths associated with it. A few things that I liked: • Everyone needs a philosophy of life; otherwise the life is wasted in unnecessary pursuits/5. STOICISM: PRACTICAL PHILOSOPHY YOU CAN ACTUALLY USE J — 41 Comments When most people think of “philosophy,” their eyes glaze over.

It’s the last thing they want, let alone something they need. But this, as you already know, is silly and naive. Philosophy is not just about talking or lecturing, or even reading long, dense books. Who Were The Stoic Philosophers. Marcus Aurelius Seneca Epictetus. There are a lot of books about Stoicism.

Especially because the philosophy has seen a surge in popularity, there are a lot of people who have written about Stoicism.

Some books, like The Obstacle, Is The Way from Ryan Holiday, are great. But if you want to adopt Stoicism as a way of life, I recommend reading the Stoics themselves. Jonas Salzgeber is an author and writes for a small army of remarkable people at On his quest to be the best he can be he stumbled upon Stoicism – and got hooked.

At the core of this applicable philosophy lies the goal of leading a happy life even (especially) in the face of adversity. Nevertheless, I think Stoicism is particularly helpful in times of trouble, and these are troubled times.

I have read a number of books on Stoicism as well as The Echiridion of Epictetus, but How to be A Stoic is by far the best explication of this philosophy I have read to date. It is direct, accessible and inspiring/5(65). How to be a Stoic: Using Ancient Philosophy to Live a Modern Life () by Massimo Pigliucci Massimo Pigliucci is an important voice in the modern Stoicism movement.

In this book he shows that Stoicism can provide a philosophy of life consistent with a modern scientific worldview.

Stoicism, just like an old reliable walking stick, is a guide to life based on reason rather than faith that supports you in the pursuit of self-mastery, perseverance, and wisdom. Despite the philosophy’s age, its invaluable tools to excel in life feel modern and fresh. 9 Mind-Expanding Books Of Philosophy That Are Actually Readable (A Guide To Practical Philosophy) By Ryan Holiday Updated Ma By Ryan Holiday Updated Ma Very few people wake up and think “I need philosophy.” This is perfectly understandable.

Trained in stoic philosophy, Marcus stopped almost every night to.Read writing about Books in Stoicism — Philosophy as a Way of Life.

Articles about Stoic Philosophy for modern living.