Lives of the Stoics: The Art of Living from Zeno to Marcus Aurelius

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From bestselling authors of The Daily Stoic – an inspiring guide to the lives of Stoicism’s greatest practitionersA New York Times Noteworthy Pick’At a time when public nobility is hard to come by, this is a good reminder of the power of ethical leadership.’ – Kirkus Reviews’In story after page-turning story, Lives of the Stoics brings ancient philosophers to life.’ – David Epstein, bestselling author of Range’Wonderful’ – Chris Bosh, two-time NBA ChampionFor millennia, Stoicism has been the ancient philosophy that attracts those who seek greatness, from athletes to politicians and everyone in between. And no wonder: its embrace of self-mastery, virtue and indifference to that which we cannot control has much to offer those grappling with today’s chaotic world. But who were the Stoics? In this book, Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman offer a fresh approach to understanding Stoicism through the lives of the people who practiced it. Through short biographies of all the famous, and lesser-known, Stoics, this book will show what it means to live stoically, and reveal the lessons to be learned from their struggles and successes. The result is a treasure trove of insights for anyone in search of living a good life.

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From bestselling authors of The Daily Stoic – an inspiring guide to the lives of Stoicism’s greatest practitionersA New York Times Noteworthy Pick’At a time when public nobility is hard to come by, this is a good reminder of the power of ethical leadership.’ – Kirkus Reviews’In story after page-turning story, Lives of the Stoics brings ancient philosophers to life.’ – David Epstein, bestselling author of Range’Wonderful’ – Chris Bosh, two-time NBA ChampionFor millennia, Stoicism has been the ancient philosophy that attracts those who seek greatness, from athletes to politicians and everyone in between. And no wonder: its embrace of self-mastery, virtue and indifference to that which we cannot control has much to offer those grappling with today’s chaotic world. But who were the Stoics? In this book, Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman offer a fresh approach to understanding Stoicism through the lives of the people who practiced it. Through short biographies of all the famous, and lesser-known, Stoics, this book will show what it means to live stoically, and reveal the lessons to be learned from their struggles and successes. The result is a treasure trove of insights for anyone in search of living a good life.

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