How to think like a roman emperor takes readers on a transformative journey along with Marcus, following his progress from a young noble at the court of Hadrian―taken under the wing of some of the finest philosophers of his day―through to his reign as emperor of Rome at the height of its power. Robertson shows how marcus used philosophical doctrines and therapeutic practices to build emotional resilience and endure tremendous adversity, and guides readers through applying the same methods to their own lives.
Combining remarkable stories from marcus’s life with insights from modern psychology and the enduring wisdom of his philosophy, How to Think Like a Roman Emperor puts a human face on Stoicism and offers a timeless and essential guide to handling the ethical and psychological challenges we face today.
How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius #ad - The meditations, his personal journal, survives to this day as one of the most loved self-help and spiritual classics of all time. In how to think like a roman emperor, cognitive psychotherapist Donald Robertson weaves the life and philosophy of Marcus Aurelius together seamlessly to provide a compelling modern-day guide to the Stoic wisdom followed by countless individuals throughout the centuries as a path to achieving greater fulfillment and emotional resilience.
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The Practicing Stoic: A Philosophical User's ManualDavid R Godine #ad - The Practicing Stoic: A Philosophical User's Manual #ad - It systematically presents what the various Stoic philosophers said on every important topic, accompanied by an eloquent commentary that is clear and concise. The result is a set of philosophy lessons for everyone - the most valuable wisdom of ages past made available for our times, and for all time. The great insights of the Stoics are spread over a wide range of ancient sources.
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But we can control our response to these everyday tensions—through the wisdom and practice of Stoicism. In a handbook for new stoics, renowned philosopher Massimo Pigliucci and seasoned practitioner Gregory Lopez provide 52 week-by-week lessons to help us apply timeless Stoic teachings to modern life.
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The Stoic Challenge: A Philosopher's Guide to Becoming Tougher, Calmer, and More ResilientW. W. Norton & Company #ad - Not only can we overcome everyday obstacles―we can benefit from them, too. The stoic challenge, is the ultimate guide to improving your quality of life through tactics developed by ancient Stoics, then, from Marcus Aurelius and Seneca to Epictetus. This book uniquely combines ancient Stoic insights with techniques discovered by contemporary psychological research, such as anchoring and framing.
The result is a surprisingly simple strategy for dealing with life’s unpleasant and unexpected challenges―from minor setbacks like being caught in a traffic jam or having a flight cancelled to major setbacks like those experienced by physicist Stephen Hawking, and writer Jean-Dominique Bauby, who slowly lost the ability to move, who suffered from locked-in syndrome.
The stoics discovered that thinking of challenges as tests of character can dramatically alter our emotional response to them. Irvine teaches us to turn any challenge on its head. We often think that these responses are hardwired, but fortunately this is not the case. Stoicism offers us an alternative approach.
The Stoic Challenge: A Philosopher's Guide to Becoming Tougher, Calmer, and More Resilient #ad - . Plumbing the wisdom of one of the most popular and successful schools of thought from ancient Rome, philosopher William B. A practical, refreshingly optimistic guide that uses centuries-old wisdom to help us better cope with the stresses of modern living. Some people bounce back in response to setbacks; others break.
Meditations: A New TranslationModern Library #ad - Modern Library. In gregory hays’s new translation—the first in thirty-five years—Marcus’s thoughts speak with a new immediacy. A series of spiritual exercises filled with wisdom, and profound understanding of human behavior, practical guidance, it remains one of the greatest works of spiritual and ethical reflection ever written.
Never before have Marcus’s insights been so directly and powerfully presented. Nearly two thousand years after it was written, Meditations remains profoundly relevant for anyone seeking to lead a meaningful life. Few ancient works have been as influential as the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, philosopher and emperor of Rome A.
Meditations: A New Translation #ad - D. 161–180 For anyone who struggles to reconcile the demands of leadership with a concern for personal integrity and spiritual well-being, the Meditations remains as relevant now as it was two thousand years ago. With an introduction that outlines marcus’s life and career, the style and construction of the Meditations, the essentials of Stoic doctrine, and the work’s ongoing influence, this edition makes it possible to fully rediscover the thoughts of one of the most enlightened and intelligent leaders of any era.
In fresh and unencumbered English, Hays vividly conveys the spareness and compression of the original Greek text. Marcus’s insights and advice—on everything from living in the world to coping with adversity and interacting with others—have made the Meditations required reading for statesmen and philosophers alike, while generations of ordinary readers have responded to the straightforward intimacy of his style.
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In the tradition of how to live and how proust can change your life, how to love, a philosopher asks how ancient Stoicism can help us flourish todayWhenever we worry about what to eat, or simply how to be happy, we are worrying about how to lead a good life. Stoicism is a pragmatic philosophy that focuses our attention on what is possible and gives us perspective on what is unimportant.
How to Be a Stoic: Using Ancient Philosophy to Live a Modern Life #ad - . Modern Library. In how to be a stoic, philosopher massimo Pigliucci offers Stoicism, the ancient philosophy that inspired the great emperor Marcus Aurelius, as the best way to attain it. No goal is more elusive.
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Holiday also examines figures who exemplified the power of stillness: baseball player sadaharu oh, who in balancing his busy public life with time spent laying bricks and painting at his Chartwell estate managed to save the world from annihilation in the process; Fred Rogers, who taught generations of children to see what was invisible to the eye; Anne Frank, whose study of Zen made him the greatest home run hitter of all time; Winston Churchill, whose journaling and love of nature guided her through unimaginable adversity.
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Why have history's greatest minds—from george washington to frederick the great to Ralph Waldo Emerson, along with today's top performers from Super Bowl-winning football coaches to CEOs and celebrities—embraced the wisdom of the ancient Stoics? Because they realize that the most valuable wisdom is timeless and that philosophy is for living a better life, not a classroom exercise.
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Modern Library. Irvine plumbs the wisdom of stoic philosophy, one of the most popular and successful schools of thought in ancient Rome, and shows how its insight and advice are still remarkably applicable to modern lives. In a guide to the good life, irvine offers a refreshing presentation of Stoicism, showing how this ancient philosophy can still direct us toward a better life.
In a guide to the Good Life, William B. By doing this, the Stoics thought, we can hope to attain a truly joyful life. The daily stoic 366 meditations on Wisdom Perseverance and the Art of Living. Irvine looks at various Stoic techniques for attaining tranquility and shows how to put these techniques to work in our own life.
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