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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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  • Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
    Meditations (English, Hardback) Marcus Aurelius

    Offers a range of spiritual reflections and exercises developed as the leader struggled to understand himself and make sense of the universe. This book covers diverse topics such as the question of virtue, human rationality, the nature of the gods and emotions.

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  • Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
    Meditations (English, Paperback) Marcus Aurelius

    The Mediations of the great Roman philosopher-emperor Marcus Aurelius are simple yet profound works of stoic philosophy that continue to offer guidance and consolation to many with their eloquence, wisdom and humility.

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  • A Guide to the Good Life by William B. Irvine
    A Guide to the Good Life (English, Hardback) William B. Irvine

    Using the psychological insights and the practical techniques of the ancient Roman Stoics, Irvine offers a road map for anyone seeking to avoid the feelings of chronic dissatisfaction that plague so many.

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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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  • Tantra Illuminated by Christopher D Wallis
    Tantra Illuminated (English, Paperback) Christopher D Wallis, Ekabhumi Ellik

    Tantra Illuminated takes the reader on a fascinating journey to the very heart of Tantra: its key teachings, foundational lineages, and transformative practices.

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  • Discourses, Fragments, Handbook by Epictetus
    Discourses, Fragments, Handbook (English, Paperback) Epictetus

    This is the only complete modern translation of Epictetus's Discourses, together with the Handbook and fragments. A major work of Stoic practical ethics, the Discourses teach that the basis of happiness is up to us. This accessible new translation is accompanied by a full introduction and thorough notes.

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  • Lost Masters by Linda Johnsen
    Lost Masters (English, Paperback) Linda Johnsen

    Examines the connection between the thought of the ancient Greek philosophers and the spiritual teachings of ancient Egypt and India.

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  • The Art of Rhetoric by Aristotle
    The Art of Rhetoric (English, Paperback) Aristotle

    HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics...

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  • Letters from a Stoic by Lucius Annaeus Seneca
    Letters from a Stoic (English, Hardback) Lucius Annaeus Seneca

    Selected from the Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium, this title presents a set of 'essays in disguise' from one of the insightful philosophers of the Silver Age of Roman literature.

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  • Republic by Plato
    Republic (English, Paperback) Plato

    "The Republic" deals with almost the whole range of Plato's thought, but is particularly concerned with what makes a well-balanced society and individual. It combines argument with myth to advocate a life organized by reason rather than dominated by leisures and appetites.

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  • How to Die by E. F. Watling Seneca
    How to Die (English, Hardback) E. F. Watling Seneca

    Timeless wisdom on death and dying from the celebrated Stoic philosopher Seneca...

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  • The Republic by Plato
    The Republic (English, Paperback) Plato

    Presented in the form of a dialogue between Socrates and three different interlocutors, this book is an enquiry into the notion of a perfect community and the ideal individual within it. It addresses the purpose of education and the role of both women and men as 'guardians' of the people.

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  • The Politics by Aristotle
    The Politics (English, Paperback) Aristotle

    Presents an analysis based on a study of over 150 city constitutions, covering a range of political issues in order to establish which types of constitution are best - both ideally and in particular circumstances - and how they may be maintained.

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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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  • Plato: Five Dialogues by Plato
    Plato: Five Dialogues (English, Paperback) Plato, John M. Cooper

    Presents Grube's translations. This title includes a number of footnotes along with a bibliography.

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  • The Elements of Theology by Proclus
    The Elements of Theology (Multiple languages, Paperback) Proclus

    The text of Proclus' most famous work, based on a personal examination of some 40 manuscripts, is presented here together with a critical analysis, an English translation, and a philosophical and linguistic commentary.

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  • The Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle
    The Nicomachean Ethics (English, Paperback) Aristotle

    In the Nicomachean Ethics Aristotle examines the nature of happiness, which he defines as a specially good kind of life. He considers the nature of practical reasoning, friendship, and the role and importance of the moral virtues in the best life. This new edition features a revised translation and valuable new introduction and notes.

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  • Complete Works of Aristotle, Volume 2 by Aristotle
    Complete Works of Aristotle, Volume 2 (English, Hardback) Aristotle

    Provides a standard English version of Aristotle. This work contains the substance of the original translation.

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  • Classical Philosophy by Peter Adamson
    Classical Philosophy (English, Paperback) Peter Adamson

    In 43 lively chapters Peter Adamson tells the story of philosophy from its beginnings to Plato and Aristotle. Most histories jump from one famous name to another, but Adamson shows that the people and ideas in between, usually overlooked, are fascinating and significant. Based on his popular podcasts, this is serious history with a light touch.

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