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Composed by Seneca the Younger during his retirement after he had worked for Nero for more than a decade, these letters to procurator of Sicily Lucilius Junior inspired Montaigne and a host of others with their practical wisdom, eclectic Stoicism, and varied rhetoric.
Todo mundo deveria ler esse livro, fala sobre como a vida é curta, como a morte está diante de nossos olhos e não nos importamos em viver para nós mesmos! Sêneca diz que devemos alcançar o ócio, não nos ocuparmos demasiadamente com coisas frívolas, ele não se refere a se ocupar apenas no trabalho, m...
Seneca takes on Euripides' Hippolytos, and then later on Racine does it too. Neato.
I am not a big fan of Stoicism , but I found this book interesting , the best thing about Stoics ( despite contradictions ) that they did not believe in life after death .
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear. In my case a decade late, I guess. For those who yearn for nothing more but a word of wisdom during the dark days of self doubt and anxiety, look no further, Seneca has more wisdom to offer than one can imagine. My advise, don't treat this as an in...