On the Shortness of Life

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On the Shortness of Life

On the Shortness of Life

Timeless advice on the art of living well, from the celebrated Penguin Great Ideas series The writings of the ancient Roman philosopher Seneca offer powerful insights into stoicism, morality and the importance of reason, and continue to provide profound guidance to many through their eloquence, lucidity and wisdom. Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. The Penguin Great Ideas series brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization, and helped make us who we are.

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On the Shortness of Life
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Seneca
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-09-02 - Publisher: Penguin UK

Timeless advice on the art of living well, from the celebrated Penguin Great Ideas series The writings of the ancient Roman philosopher Seneca offer powerful insights into stoicism, morality and the importance of reason, and continue to provide profound guidance to many through their eloquence, lucidity and wisdom. Throughout history,
On the Shortness of Life: Life Is Long if You Know How to Use It
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Seneca
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 101-01-01 - Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan

Originally written around 49 AD for his father-in-law Paulinus, Seneca here brings up many Stoic principles on the nature of time, namely that people waste much of it in meaningless pursuits. According to Seneca, nature gives people enough time to do what is really important and it is up to
On The Shortness of Life
Language: en
Pages: 50
Authors: Seneca
Categories: Self-Help
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-11 - Publisher: Lulu.com

Life is long if you know how to use it. From the author of Letters From A Stoic (Epistulae Moralis), comes another brilliant, timeless guide to living well. Written as a moral essay to his friend Paulinus, Seneca's biting words still pack a powerful punch two thousand years later. With
On the Shortness of Life
Language: en
Pages: 46
Authors: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Categories: Self-Help
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-10 - Publisher: CreateSpace

"Life is long if you know how to use it." From the author of Letters From A Stoic (Epistulae Morales), comes another brilliant, timeless guide to living well. Written as a moral essay to his friend Paulinus, Seneca's biting words still pack a powerful punch two thousand years later. With
On the Shortness of Life Illustrated
Language: en
Pages: 52
Authors: Seneca Seneca
Categories: Self-Help
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-15 - Publisher:

De Brevitate Vitae is a moral essay written by Seneca the Younger, a Roman Stoic philosopher, sometime around the year 49 AD, to his father-in-law Paulinus. The philosopher brings up many Stoic principles on the nature of time, namely that people waste much of it in meaningless pursuits

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