Philosophy As A Way Of Life

Author: Pierre Hadot
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 9780631180326
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This book presents a history of spiritual exercises from Socrates to early Christianity, an account of their decline in modern philosophy, and a discussion of the different conceptions of philosophy that have accompanied the trajectory and ...

What Is Ancient Philosophy

Author: Pierre Hadot
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674013735
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Hadot shows how the schools, trends, and ideas of ancient Greek and Roman philosophy strove to transform the individual's mode of perceiving and being in the world.

Pursuits Of Wisdom

Author: John M. Cooper
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400842328
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This is a major reinterpretation of ancient philosophy that recovers the long Greek and Roman tradition of philosophy as a complete way of life--and not simply an intellectual discipline.

Plotinus Or The Simplicity Of Vision

Author: Pierre Hadot
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226311944
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Michael Chase's lucid translation—complete with a useful chronology and analytical bibliography—at last makes this book available to the English-speaking world.

The Inner Citadel

Author: Pierre Hadot
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674461710
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And as one of the three most important expressions of Stoicism, this is an essential text for everyone interested in ancient religion and philosophy. Yet the clarity and ease of the work's style are deceptive.

Stoic Spiritual Exercises

Author: Elen Buzaré
ISBN: 1446608115
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In this short essay, Elen Buzar examines ancient sources for clues to how Stoics of the Roman era used psychological techniques for turning doctrine into practical daily living, securing for themselves lives that flourished, free from ...

The Veil Of Isis

Author: Pierre Hadot
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674023161
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Taking the allegorical figure of the veiled goddess Isis as a guide, and drawing on the work of both the ancients and later thinkers such as Goethe, Rilke, Wittgenstein, and Heidegger, Hadot traces successive interpretations of Heraclitus' ...


Author: A. A. Long
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199245568
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A.A. Long, a leading scholar of later ancient philosophy, gives the definitive presentation of the thought of Epictetus for a broad readership, showing its continued relevance

The Art Of Living

Author: John Sellars
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1472521110
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It also enables us to rethink the relationship between an individual's philosophy and their biography. The book appears here in paperback for the first time with a new Preface by the author.