Lives of the Stoics By Ryan Vacation and Stephen Hanselman
Lives of the Stoics: The Artwork of Dwelling from Zeno to Marcus Aurelius is self assist guide by Ryan Vacation and Stephen Hanselman, printed in 2020.
In Lives of the Stoics, Vacation and Hanselman current the fascinating lives of the women and men who strove to dwell by the timeless Stoic virtues of Braveness. Justice. Temperance. Knowledge. Organized in digestible, mini-biographies of all the well-known and never so well-known–Stoics, this guide vividly brings residence what Stoicism was like for the individuals who beloved it and lived it, dusting off highly effective classes to be realized from their struggles and successes.
Greater than a mere historical past guide, each instance in these pages, from Epictetus to Marcus Aurelius slaves to emperors is designed to assist the reader apply philosophy in their very own lives. Vacation and Hanselman unveil the core values and concepts that unite figures from Seneca to Cato to Cicero throughout the centuries. Amongst them are the concept that self-rule is the best empire, that character is destiny; how Stoics profit from getting ready not just for success, however failure; and be taught to like, not merely settle for, the hand they’re dealt in life. A treasure of helpful insights and tales, this guide will be visited time and again by any reader in search of inspiration from the previous.