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The Art of Happiness (Penguin Classics)The Art of Happiness (Penguin Classics)
The brilliant writings of a highly influential Greek philosopher, with a foreword by Daniel Klein, author of Travels with EpicurusThe teachings of Epicurus—about life and death, religion and science, physical sensation, happiness, morality, and friendship—attracted legions of adherents throughout the ancient Mediterranean world and deeply influ ...
Number of pages: 251 | Publication Date: 2012-12-24 | ISBN-13: 9780143107217

The Essential EpicurusThe Essential Epicurus
Epicureanism is commonly regarded as the refined satisfaction of physical desires. As a philosophy, however, it also denoted the striving after an independent state of mind and body, imperturbability, and reliance on sensory data as the true basis of knowledge.Epicurus (ca. 341-271 B.C.) founded one of the most famous and influential philosophical ...
Number of pages: 101 | Publication Date: 1993-05-01 | ISBN-13: 9780879758103

How to Be an EpicureanHow to Be an Epicurean
Catherine Wilson
A leading philosopher shows that if the pursuit of happiness is the question, Epicureanism is the answer Epicureanism has a reputation problem, bringing to mind gluttons with gout or an admonition to eat, drink, and be merry. In How to Be an Epicurean, philosopher Catherine Wilson shows that Epicureanism isn't an excuse for having a good time: it's ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2019-09-24 | ISBN-13: 9781541672635

Travels with EpicurusTravels with Epicurus
Daniel Klein
Advice on achieving a fulfilling old age from one of the bestselling authors of Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . .After being advised by his dentist to get tooth implants, Daniel Klein decides to stick with his dentures and instead use the money to make a trip to the Greek island Hydra and discover the secrets of aging happily. Drawing on t ...
Number of pages: 176 | Publication Date: 2014-10-28 | ISBN-13: 9780143126621

The Epicurus ReaderThe Epicurus Reader
by Epicurus, Lloyd P. Gerson
TABLE OF CONTENTS:Introduction The ancient biography of Epicurus The extant letters Ancient collections of maxims Doxographical reports The testimony of Cicero The testimony of Lucretius The polemic of PlutarchShort fragments and testimonia from known works: * From On Nature * From the Puzzles * From On the Goal * From the Symposium * From Against ...
Number of pages: 128 | Publication Date: 1994-03-15 | ISBN-13: 9780872202412

Art of LivingArt of Living
by Epictetus, Sharon Lebell
Epictetus was born into slavery about 55 ce in the eastern outreaches of the Roman Empire. Once freed, he established an influential school of Stoic philosophy, stressing that human beings cannot control life, only their responses to it. By putting into practice the ninety-three witty, wise, and razor-sharp instructions that make up The Art of Livi ...
Number of pages: 144 | Publication Date: 2007-06-26 | ISBN-13: 9780061286056

The Philosophy of Epicurus (Dover Thrift Editions)The Philosophy of Epicurus (Dover Thrift Editions)
Despite its modern-day connotations of hedonism, "Epicureanism" has more to do with living a mindful, uncomplicated life. Epicurus — who was born at Samos, Greece, in 341 BC and died at Athens in 270 BC — founded a school of philosophy that focused on maximizing simple pleasures and minimizing pain, such as the irrational fear of death. "Death ...
Number of pages: 272 | Publication Date: 2019-11-13 | ISBN-13: 9780486833033

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