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  • On the Shortness of Life
    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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  • Six Tragedies
    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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  • Selected Letters
    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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  • Dialogues and Essays
    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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  • On the Happy Life
    On the Happy Life (English, Paperback) Seneca

    De Vita Beata or On the Happy Life is a dialogue written by Seneca the Younger around the year 58 AD. It was intended for his older brother Gallio, to whom Seneca also dedicated his dialogue entitled De Ira (On Anger). It is divided into 28 chapters that present the moral thoughts of Seneca at their most mature. Seneca explains that the pursuit of happiness is the pursuit of reason ? reason meant...

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

    "It is not that we have a short space of time, but that we waste much of it. Life is long enough"

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  • Stoic Six Pack 2
    Stoic Six Pack 2 (English, Paperback) Seneca

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

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  • On the Shortness of Life
    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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  • Seneca: De otio; De brevitate vitae
    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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  • Medea
    Medea (English, Paperback) Seneca

    In this powerful and imaginative translation of Medea, Frederick Ahl retains the compelling effects of the monologues, as well as the special feeling and pacing of Seneca's choruses.

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  • Trojan Women
    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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  • Dialogues
    Dialogues (English, Paperback) Seneca

    ?No man was ever wise by chance.?...

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  • Oedipus
    Oedipus (German, Paperback) Seneca $13.15
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  • de La IRA (Spanish Edition)
    de La IRA (Spanish Edition) (Spanish, Paperback) Seneca $14.64
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  • Stoic Six Pack - Meditations of Marcus Aurelius and More
    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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  • On the Shortness of Life
    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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