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  • Published: 17 November 2020
  • ISBN: 9781846046674
  • Imprint: Rider
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: $24.99

The Stoic Guide to a Happy Life

53 Brief Lessons for Living




Lessons on living a good life from the leading philosopher of modern stoicism.

'Bursting with practical wisdom and engaging stories ... a Stoicism 2.0 for twenty-first century happiness' Skye Cleary 'A bold, contemporary updating of Stoicism for the present day' John Sellars, author of Lessons in StoicismLearn how to survive life's hardships and enjoy its pleasures with the modern stoic mindset.

In this enlightening book, philosopher Massimo Pigliucci offers a thoughtful and modern reinterpretation of Epictetus's 53 lessons for living a good life. Drawing on the ancient wisdom of the Stoics, this is a comforting guide that will help you reclaim the power of your emotional response and let go of the things you can't control.

  • Published: 17 November 2020
  • ISBN: 9781846046674
  • Imprint: Rider
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: $24.99

About the author

Massimo Pigliucci

Massimo Pigliucci is the K.D Irani Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York. He has a doctorate in genetics from the University of Ferrar (Italy), a PhD in Evolutionary Biology from the University of Connecticut, and a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Tennessee. His research interests include the relationship between science and philosophy and the nature of pseudoscience.

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