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  • On the Shortness of Life by Seneca
    On the Shortness of Life (English, Paperback) Seneca

    The Stoic writings of the philosopher Seneca offer powerful insights into the art of living and the importance of reason and morality and continue to provide profound guidance to many through their eloquence, lucidity and timeless wisdom.

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  • Letters from a Stoic by Robin Campbell
    Letters from a Stoic (Multiple languages, Paperback) Seneca

    A philosophy that saw self-possession as the key to an existence lived "in accordance with nature", Stoicism called for restraint of animal instincts and severing of emotional ties. Seneca's contribution to a seemingly unsympathetic creed was to transform it into an inspiring declaration of the dignity of the individual mind.

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  • Six Tragedies by Seneca
    Six Tragedies (English, Paperback) Seneca

    This is a lively, readable and accurate verse translation of the six best plays by one of the most influential of all classical Latin writers. The volume includes Phaedra, Oedipus, Medea, Trojan Women, Hercules Furens, and Thyestes, together with an invaluable introduction and notes.

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  • Dialogues and Essays by Seneca
    Dialogues and Essays (English, Paperback) Seneca

    Stoic philosopher and tutor to the young emperor Nero, Seneca wrote moral essays - exercises in practical philosophy - on how to live in a troubled world. Strikingly applicable today, his thoughts on happiness and other subjects are here combined in a clear, modern translation with an introduction on Seneca's life and philosophy.

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  • Tragedies: Tragedies, Volume II: Oedipus. Agamemnon. Thyestes. Hercules on Oeta. Octavia by Seneca
    Tragedies: Tragedies, Volume II: Oedipus. Agamemnon. Thyestes. Hercules on Oeta. Octavia (Multiple languages, Hardback) Seneca

    Seneca (ca. AD 4-65) authored verse tragedies that strongly influenced Shakespeare and other Renaissance dramatists. Plots are based on myth, but themes reflect imperial Roman politics. John G. Fitch has thoroughly revised his two-volume edition to take account of scholarship that has appeared since its initial publication.

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  • Tragedies: Tragedies, Volume I: Hercules. Trojan Women. Phoenician Women. Medea. Phaedra by Seneca
    Tragedies: Tragedies, Volume I: Hercules. Trojan Women. Phoenician Women. Medea. Phaedra (Multiple languages, Hardback) Seneca

    Seneca (ca. AD 4-65) authored verse tragedies that strongly influenced Shakespeare and other Renaissance dramatists. Plots are based on myth, but themes reflect imperial Roman politics. John G. Fitch has thoroughly revised his two-volume edition to take account of scholarship that has appeared since its initial publication.

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  • Four Tragedies and Octavia by Seneca
    Four Tragedies and Octavia (Multiple languages, Paperback) Seneca

    Dramas by the classical playwright and philosopher are accompanied by a modern work to demonstrate the Roman's impact on the development of the tragedy.

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  • On the Happy Life by Seneca
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  • Trojan Women by Seneca
    Trojan Women (English, Paperback) Seneca

    This free and eloquent translation skillfully reproduces the imagery, power, and frequent irony and sarcasm of Seneca's...

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  • Stoicism for Beginners by Seneca
    Stoicism for Beginners (English, Paperback) Seneca

    The Stoics taught that destructive emotions resulted from errors in judgment, of the active relationship between cosmic determinism and human freedom, and the belief that it is virtuous to maintain a will that is in accord with nature. Because of this, the Stoics presented their philosophy as a way of life, and they thought that the best indication of an individual's philosophy was not what a...

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  • Peace of Mind by Seneca
    Peace of Mind (English, Paperback) Seneca

    Peace of Mind (De Tranquillitate Animi) is a dialogue written by Seneca the Younger during the years 49 to 62 A.D. It concerns the state of mind of Seneca's friend Annaeus Serenus, and how to cure Serenus of anxiety, worry and disgust with life....

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  • On the Shortness of Life by Seneca
    On the Shortness of Life (Hardback) Seneca

    Life is long if you know how to use it. From the author of Letters From A Stoic (Epistulae Moralis), comes another brilliant, timeless guide to living well. Written as a moral essay to his friend Paulinus, Seneca's biting words still pack a powerful punch two thousand years later. With its brash rejection of materialism, conventional lifestyles and group-think, On The Shortness of Life is as...

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  • On the Shortness of Life by Seneca
    On the Shortness of Life (English, Paperback) Seneca

    A two-thousand year old classic that continues to find new fans in the digital age, On the Shortness of Life is a Stoic Philosophy masterpiece and, perhaps, the first and greatest of self-help books. Packed with pithy timeless wisdom, Seneca's famous collection of letters to his father-in-law Paulinus is a short but powerful work, one of Western literature's finest and most enduring answers to the...

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  • On the Shortness of Life by Seneca
    On the Shortness of Life (English, Paperback) Seneca

    Life is divided into three periods?that which has been, that which is, that which will be. Of these the present time is short, the future is doubtful, the past is certain. For the last is the one over which Fortune has lost control, is the one which cannot be brought back under any man's power. But men who are engrossed lose this; for they have no time to look back upon the past, and even if they...

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  • Stoic Six Pack 2 by Seneca
    Stoic Six Pack 2 (English, Paperback) Seneca, Musonius Rufus

    "To relax the mind is to lose it."...

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  • On the Shortness of Life by Seneca
    On the Shortness of Life (English, Paperback) Seneca

    'Seneca the Younger wrote the moral essay De Brevitate Vitae--"On the Shortness of Life"--to his friend Paulinus. The philosopher brings up many Stoic principles on the nature of time, namely that men waste much of it in meaningless pursuits. According to the essay, nature gives man enough time to do what is really important and the individual must allot it properly. In general, time can be best...

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  • On the Shortness of Life by Seneca
    On the Shortness of Life (English, Paperback) Seneca

    Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves?and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives?and destroyed them. ...

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  • Seneca: De otio; De brevitate vitae by Seneca
    Seneca: De otio; De brevitate vitae (Multiple languages, Paperback) Seneca

    Introduces students to the complex artistic method and provocative message of Senecan philosophy.

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  • On the Shortness of Life by Seneca
    On the Shortness of Life (English, Paperback) Seneca, W John Basore

    On the Shortness of Life is a moral essay written by Seneca the Younger in 49 AD, a Roman Stoic philosopher, to his father-in-law Paulinus.

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