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Meditations - Marcus Aurelius
Meditations
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Stirring reflections on the human condition from a warrior and emperor provide a fascinating glimpse into the mind and personality of a highly principled Roman of the 2nd century. Recognizing that suffering is at the core of life, he counsels stoic detachment in the face of inevitable pain, loss... show more
Stirring reflections on the human condition from a warrior and emperor provide a fascinating glimpse into the mind and personality of a highly principled Roman of the 2nd century. Recognizing that suffering is at the core of life, he counsels stoic detachment in the face of inevitable pain, loss and death.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780486298238 (048629823X)
ASIN: 048629823X
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 99
Edition language: English
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Honestly I was a bit disappointed with this. I think the disappointment might have been more about me and how I just wasn't feeling this type of book at the start of a vacation. There is nothing ground breaking in here, but is a series of proverbs about how to live your life. There were historica...
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Marcus Aurelius' Stoicism rightly emphasizes the fleeting nature of life, but leaves the Stoics grimly focused on moral living for no apparent purpose other than "the common good." While Marcus Aurelius has many great insights into the nature of life(perhaps some of the greatest insights a non-beli...
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This book had been Listed between 100 Life changing books Reading Nietzsche make you hate Stoics Innately , I have shaped Stoics thought before this book , its a combination between philosophy schools and religion of that period , Here with Marcus Aurelius Stoics made interesting and close to our da...
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This is an amazing book. If only we had more Stoics like Marcus Aurelius in the world...
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