Letters from a Stoic

This selection of Seneca's letters shows him upholding the ideals of Stoicism - the wisdom of the self-possessed person immune to life's setbacks - while valuing friendship and courage, and criticizing the harsh treatment of slaves and the ...

Letters from a Stoic

Letters from a Stoic

'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 Empire. This selection of Seneca's letters shows him upholding the ideals of Stoicism - the wisdom of the self-possessed person immune to life's setbacks - while valuing friendship and courage, and criticizing the harsh treatment of slaves and the cruelties in the gladiatorial arena. The humanity and wit revealed in Seneca's interpretation of Stoicism is a moving and inspiring declaration of the dignity of the individual mind. Selected and translated with an Introduction by Robin Campbell

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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 (Collins Classics)
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Lucius Seneca
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-17 - Publisher: HarperCollins UK

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Letters from a Stoic: All Three Volumes
Language: en
Pages: 346
Authors: Seneca
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-21 - Publisher: Lulu.com

Like the 'Meditations' of Marcus Aurelius, Seneca's 'Letters' are a treasure of practical wisdom on how to live and enjoy life. The focus is on living a simple, stress-free life thorough the use of rationalism. The letters provide practical steps for people to deal with the human suffering that comes
Letters from a Stoic
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Seneca
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 1969 - Publisher: Penguin

A philosophy that saw self-possession as the key to an existence lived ‘in accordance with nature’, Stoicism called for the restraint of animal instincts and the severing of emotional ties. These beliefs were formulated by the Athenian followers of Zeno in the fourth century BC, but it was in Seneca
Letters from a Stoic
Language: en
Pages: 234
Authors: Leif Frenzel
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-09 - Publisher: Eudaimonia Consulting & Publishing GmbH

Over the course of more than four years, between 2008 and 2013, I wrote a weblog, or Blog, called Letters from a Stoic. I posted an entry (in order) for each of Seneca’s well-known "Letters to Lucilius about Ethics", taking up one or two points from the letter every time.

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