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Dialogues and Essays
In these dialogues and essays the Stoic philosopher Seneca outlines his thoughts on how to live in a troubled world....
Seneca (Author), Tobias Reinhardt (Introduction, Contributor), John Davie (Translator) Find on Amazon
Discourses and Selected Writings
Epictetus, a Greek Stoic and freed slave, ran a thriving philosophy school in Nicopolis in the early second century AD....
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Letters from a Stoic
This book contains all of the 124 Letters on Moral and Ethics written by Seneca. Seneca’s philosophy addresses the search...
Lucius Annaeus Seneca Find on Amazon
Meditations: A New Translation
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (a.d. 121–180) succeeded his adoptive father as emperor of Rome in a.d. 161—and Meditations remains one of...
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Musonius Rufus: Lectures and Sayings
Musonius Rufus (c. AD 30–100) was one of the four great Roman Stoic philosophers, the other three being Seneca, Marcus...
by Cynthia King (Author), William Irvine (Preface) Find on Amazon
On the Shortness of Life
On the Shortness of Life in English is a moral essay written by Seneca the Younger in 49 AD, a...
Lucius Annaeus Seneca Find on Amazon
Stoic Six Pack (Illustrated): Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, Golden Sayings,...
Stoic Six Pack brings together the six essential texts of Stoic Philosophy: Meditations by Marcus Aurelius The Golden Sayings of...
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The Enchiridion
EPICTETUS was born the son of a slave woman about 55 CE in the city of Hieropolis in Phrygia. He...
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The Practicing Stoic: A Philosophical User’s Manual
“Farnsworth beautifully integrates his own observations with scores of quotations from Epictetus, Seneca, Marcus Aurelius, Montaigne and others. This isn’t...
Ward Farnsworth Find on Amazon