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  • Published: 29 August 2011
  • ISBN: 9780143566328
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 254
  • RRP: $12.99

Meditations




These spiritual reflections of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius (AD 121-180) show a leader trying to make sense of himself and the universe, and cover diverse topics such as the question of virtue, human rationality and the nature of the gods.

These spiritual reflections of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius (AD 121-180) show a leader trying to make sense of himself and the universe, and cover diverse topics such as the question of virtue, human rationality and the nature of the gods. In developing his personal beliefs, Aurelius created one of the greatest works of philosophy: a series of wise and practical aphorisms that have been consulted by statesmen, thinkers and everyday philosophers for almost two thousand years.

  • Published: 29 August 2011
  • ISBN: 9780143566328
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 254
  • RRP: $12.99

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