Philosophy As A Way Of Life

Author: Pierre Hadot
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 9780631180333
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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 ...

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.

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.

Pursuits Of Wisdom

Author: John Madison Cooper
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691138605
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In Pursuits of Wisdom, John Cooper brings this crucial question back to life. This marvelous book will shape the way we think about and engage with ancient philosophical traditions.

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' ...

Philosophy For Life

Author: Jules Evans
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1846043220
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These practical techniques are illustrated by the extraordinary stories of real people who are using them today - from marines to magicians, from astronauts to anarchists and from CBT psychologists to soldiers.

Epictetus

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 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.

A Free Will

Author: Michael Frede
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520948378
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In Michael Frede's radically new account of the history of this idea, the notion of a free will emerged from powerful assumptions about the relation between divine providence, correctness of individual choice, and self-enslavement due to ...