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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Selected Letters by Seneca
    Selected Letters (English, Paperback) Seneca

    This is the largest selection of Stoic philosopher and tragedian Seneca's letters currently available. In them Seneca advises his friend Lucilius on how to do without what is superfluous, whether on the subject of happiness, riches, reputation, or the emotions. We learn too about Seneca's personal and political life in the time of Nero.

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  • On the Shortness of Life by Seneca
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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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  • Stoic Six Pack - Meditations of Marcus Aurelius and More by Marcus Aurelius
    Stoic Six Pack - Meditations of Marcus Aurelius and More (English, Paperback) Marcus Aurelius, Seneca

    ?You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.?...

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

    De Tranquillitate Animi is a philosophical treatise about the relation between happiness and peace of mind.

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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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  • Phaedra and Other Plays by Seneca
    Phaedra and Other Plays (English, Paperback) Seneca

    Living in Rome under Caligula and later a tutor to Nero, Seneca witnessed the extremes of human behaviour. His shocking and bloodthirsty plays not only reflect a brutal period of history but also show how guilt, sorrow, anger and desire lead individuals to violence.

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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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  • 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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