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by Massimo Pigliucci


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A philosopher asks how ancient Stoicism can help us flourish today Whenever we worry about what to eat, how to love, or simply how to be happy, we are worrying about how to lead a good life. No goal is more elusive. 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. Stoicism is a pragmatic philosophy that focuses our attention on what is possible and gives us perspective on what is unimportant. By understanding Stoicism, we can learn to answer crucial questions: Should we get married or divorced? How should we handle our money in a world nearly destroyed by a financial crisis? How can we survive great personal tragedy? Whoever we are, Stoicism has something for us--and How to Be a Stoic is the essential guide.

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  • Title How to Be a Stoic: Using Ancient Philosophy to Live a Modern Life
  • Author Massimo Pigliucci
  • Binding Paperback
  • Pages 288
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Basic Books
  • Date 2018-05-08
  • ISBN 9781541644533 / 1541644530
  • Weight 0.55 lbs (0.25 kg)
  • Dimensions 8.2 x 5.5 x 0.8 in (20.83 x 13.97 x 2.03 cm)
  • Themes
    • Topical: Death/Dying

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Massimo Pigliucci is the K. D. Irani Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York. The author or editor of sixteen books, he has been published in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washintgon Post, and Salon, among others. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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