The Stoic Art of Living

Inner Resilience and Outer Results

Author: Thomas V. Morris

Publisher: Open Court Publishing

ISBN: 9780812695595

Category: Philosophy

Page: 160

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Tom Morris's exuberant seminars and presentations to business leaders have taken the commanding heights of corporate America by storm and his books on philosophy for businesspeople have sold millions. Dr. Morris shows how the ideas of Stoic Philosophy - which emphasizes goals like gaining command of one's passions and achieving indifference to pain and distress - are completely up-to-date in their relevance to the practical issues people confront in the 21st century. Divided into three sections Dr. Morris sympathetically relates the life and intellectual achievements of the three leading Stoics: the slave Epictetus, the lawyer Seneca, and the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius. From the bottom of society, to the upwardly mobile middle, and all the way to the top, these thinkers saw life deeply.
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Der tägliche Stoiker

366 nachdenkliche Betrachtungen über Weisheit, Beharrlichkeit und Lebensstil

Author: Ryan Holiday,Stephen Hanselman

Publisher: FinanzBuch Verlag

ISBN: 3960920717

Category: Self-Help

Page: 432

View: 7190

Wie findet man das wahre Glück? Wie lässt sich Erfolg wirklich bemessen? Und wie geht man mit den Herausforderungen des Alltags wie Wut, Trauer und der Frage nach dem Sinn des Ganzen um? Was große Geister wie George Washington, Friedrich der Große, Weltklassesportler oder Top-Performer längst für sich entdeckt haben, liegt mit "Der tägliche Stoiker" erstmals gesammelt vor. New York Times-Bestsellerautor Ryan Holiday und Stephen Hanselman haben das Wissen der Stoiker in 366 zeitlose Lektionen verpackt und zeigen, dass die Philosophie des Stoizismus nicht nur zeitlos, sondern gerade für unsere hektische und unsichere Zeit ein Segen ist. Weisheit, Mut, Gerechtigkeitssinn und Selbstbeherrschung sowie Gelassenheit lassen sich erlernen und helfen uns, in der zunehmenden Komplexität unserer Welt zu bestehen. Die uralten Weisheiten der Stoiker, gesammelt und kommentiert, unterstützen bei diesen alltäglichen Herausforderungen.
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The Art of Living

The Stoics on the Nature and Function of Philosophy

Author: John Sellars

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351772740

Category: Philosophy

Page: 238

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This title was first published in 2003. Presenting philosophy as an art concerned with one’s way of life, Sellars draws on Socratic and Stoic philosophical resources and argues for the ancient claim that philosophy is primarily expressed in one’s behaviour. The book considers the relationship between philosophy and biography, and the bearing that this relationship has on debates concerning the nature and function of philosophy. Questioning the premise that philosophy can only be conceived as a rational discourse, Sellars presents it instead as an art (techne) that combines both ’logos’ (rational discourse) and ’askesis’ (training), and suggests that this will make it possible to understand better the relationship between philosophy and biography. The first part of this book outlines the Socratic conception of philosophy as an art and the Stoic development of this idea into an art of living, as well as considering some of the ancient objections to the Stoic conception. Part Two goes on to examine the relationship between philosophical discourse and exercises in Stoic philosophy. Taking the literary form of such exercises as central, the author analyses two texts devoted to philosophical exercises by Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius.
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Philosophie fürs Leben

... und für andere gefährliche Situationen

Author: Jules Evans

Publisher: Lotos

ISBN: 3641090121

Category: Philosophy

Page: 400

View: 8667

Mit Sokrates und Co. auf Entdeckungsreise zu sich selbst Philosophie muss keine verstaubte Wissenschaft sein, die verschrobene Exzentriker in ihrem Elfenbeinturm praktizieren! Sie kann vielmehr zur unerschöpflichen Quelle der Inspiration werden, um die Herausforderungen des Lebens zu meistern. So haben es uns die großen Philosophen der Antike eindrucksvoll vor Augen geführt. Ob Sokrates, Aristoteles oder Diogenes – jeder von ihnen steht für einen nachvollziehbaren und gangbaren Weg, wie der Mensch zu sich selbst finden, ein erfülltes Leben führen und in Einklang mit anderen Menschen leben kann. Die Essenz ihrer Lehren ist auch für das moderne Leben richtungweisend. Um dies zu verdeutlichen, bettet Jules Evans seine Darstellung in reale Geschichten heutiger Menschen ein: Menschen, die mithilfe der Philosophie selbst schwierigste Situationen mit Mut und Würde bestanden. Dieses Buch bietet Philosophie für die Straße, den Arbeitsplatz, für Freundschaft, Liebe – eine Philosophie für Jung und Alt.
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Everything Has Two Handles

The Stoic's Guide to the Art of Living

Author: Ronald Pies

Publisher: University Press of America

ISBN: 0761839518

Category: Philosophy

Page: 69

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In the course of this compact and insightful work, Dr. Ronald Pies, tells us a little about what happiness is, and a lot about how to achieve it. The first chapter begins with a reminder from the great Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, that "things do not touch the soul." This, explains Pies, "is the keystone in the arch of Stoic philosophy." In a sense, then, the rest of the book is an extended meditation on how we might avoid letting things touch our souls too much. But, it is much more than simply a meditation. From here, Pies goes on to offer readers a well-researched, often witty explanation of how Stoic philosophy—as it resonates not only with Christian and Judaic, but also with Buddhist and Hindu worldviews—can guide and improve their lives. In the process, he draws on his own considerable clinical experience to offer composite case vignettes, both positive and negative, that illustrate the principles he is discussing.
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Das Hindernis ist der Weg

Mit der Philosophie der Stoiker zum Triumph

Author: Ryan Holiday

Publisher: Verlag Herder GmbH

ISBN: 3451810956

Category: Self-Help

Page: 224

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Die großen Frauen und Männer hatten weder außergewöhnlich viel Glück, Talent oder Erfahrung. Sie hatten lediglich das gleiche Motto: Was dir im Weg steht, wird dein Weg! Ryan Holiday, Marketing-Guru und Bestsellerautor, wendet die vergessene Erfolgsformel der antiken Philosophen auf die heutige Welt an und gibt konkrete Anleitung, wie wir unser Leben selbst erfolgreich gestalten können: Manage deine Wahrnehmung! Erkenne, welche Begebenheiten du verändern kannst! Lenke deine Handlungen auf ein Ziel! Und mache jedes Hindernis in deinem Weg zu einer Chance! Ein Buch, das die lebenspraktischen Erkenntnisse der Stoiker aus dem antiken Griechenland und Rom in die Gegenwart holt und damit auf sehr eingängige Weise zeigt, wie wir im Leben erfolgreich sein können! Mit vielen Beispielen aus der Welt der Philosophie, Literatur, Sport, Wirtschaft und Politik (Markus Aurelius, Demosthenes, Michel de Montaigne, John D. Rockefeller, Steve Jobs, Mahatma Ghandi, Barack Obama ...).
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Stoicism

The Simplistic Timeless Stoic Art of Better Living with Ancient Wisdom

Author: Maya Bennett

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781985397125

Category:

Page: 152

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The long awaited Stoicism book by Maya Bennett "Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking" Marcus Aurelius Have you ever wonder what some of the world's past and present greatest mind have in common? From New York Times best selling author to top performers coaches to CEOs of companies to renowned leaders of their respective industries and even presidents of United States, they embraced the ancient wisdom of Stoics. These successful people recognize the timeless and valuable wisdom that stoicism offers for living a better life. If you are feeing discouraged, disheartened, gloomy or just can't seem to sort out the mess right in front of you, perhaps this book can help you turn your worries and issues into your biggest wins in your life. In this book, Maya Bennett shared inspiring stories of titans (stoicism practitioners) who integrate stoicism into their decision making and daily life and are happily reaping the success and happiness that everyone yearns. "A man's worth is no greater than his ambitions" Marcus Aurelius You can too. It is not about intelligence or the smart. It is about actively following the insights and principles shared in this book. Maya Bennett shared 23 Stoic techniques for building your better and happier life. "Luck is where opportunity meets preparation" Seneca Don't you find this familiar? Perhaps you have heard this before from your leader or in motivation seminar. Now you know where it originates from and find out more on who is Seneca in Maya Bennett's Stoicism: The Simplistic Timeless Stoic Art of Better Living with Ancient Wisdom The Bottom Line: What are you waiting for? Start today by making the smartest investment you could possibly make. Make an investment in yourself, your knowledge, happiness, your growth and a better life. Don't hesitate to pick up your copy today by clicking the BUY NOW button at the top of this page!
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Stoic Serenity

A Practical Course on Finding Inner Peace

Author: Keith Seddon

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1847538177

Category: Religion

Page: 204

View: 1834

Readers who enter upon this practical course in the Stoic art of living will learn how Stoic principles are linked to real life, and how to enjoy the 'smooth flow of life' of the Stoic Sage who follows nature and holds to virtue, finding fearlessness, inner peace, and freedom from troubles. Readers will gain maximum advantage from the course if they acquire copies of Seneca's Letters from a Stoic (Penguin Books), and the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius (the Robin Hard translation from Wordsworth Editions is recommended). The text expands on a correspondence course previously made available by the Stoic Foundation. One student commented: 'I believe this course has changed my life, and I cannot thank you enough' -- DN, Australia. The book is illustrated with pen and ink drawings.
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A Guide to the Good Life

The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy

Author: William B. Irvine

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199792627

Category: Psychology

Page: 336

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One of the great fears many of us face is that despite all our effort and striving, we will discover at the end that we have wasted our life. In A Guide to the Good Life, William B. Irvine plumbs the wisdom of Stoic philosophy, one of the most popular and successful schools of thought in ancient Rome, and shows how its insight and advice are still remarkably applicable to modern lives. In A Guide to the Good Life, Irvine offers a refreshing presentation of Stoicism, showing how this ancient philosophy can still direct us toward a better life. Using the psychological insights and the practical techniques of the Stoics, Irvine offers a roadmap for anyone seeking to avoid the feelings of chronic dissatisfaction that plague so many of us. Irvine looks at various Stoic techniques for attaining tranquility and shows how to put these techniques to work in our own life. As he does so, he describes his own experiences practicing Stoicism and offers valuable first-hand advice for anyone wishing to live better by following in the footsteps of these ancient philosophers. Readers learn how to minimize worry, how to let go of the past and focus our efforts on the things we can control, and how to deal with insults, grief, old age, and the distracting temptations of fame and fortune. We learn from Marcus Aurelius the importance of prizing only things of true value, and from Epictetus we learn how to be more content with what we have. Finally, A Guide to the Good Life shows readers how to become thoughtful observers of their own lives. If we watch ourselves as we go about our daily business and later reflect on what we saw, we can better identify the sources of distress and eventually avoid that pain in our life. By doing this, the Stoics thought, we can hope to attain a truly joyful life.
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Stoicism and the Art of Happiness

Practical wisdom for everyday life: embrace perseverance, strength and happiness with stoic philosophy

Author: Donald Robertson

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1473674794

Category: Self-Help

Page: 256

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The stoics lived a long time ago, but they had some startling insights into the human condition - insights which endure to this day. The philosophical tradition, founded in Athens by Zeno of Citium in 301 BC, endured as an active movement for almost 500 years, and contributions from dazzling minds such as Cicero, Seneca and Marcus Aurelius helped create a body of thought with an extraordinary goal - to provide a rational, healthy way of living in harmony with the nature of the universe and in respect of our relationships with each other. In many ways a precursor to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Stoicism provides an armamentarium of strategies and techniques for developing psychological resilience, while celebrating all in life which is beautiful and important. By learning what stoicism is, you can revolutionise your life and learn how to seize the day, live happily and be a better person. This simple, empowering book shows how to use this ancient wisdom to make practical, positive changes to your life. Using thought-provoking case studies, highlighting key ideas and things to remember and providing tools for self-assessment, it demonstrates that Stoicism is a proven, profound pathway to happiness.
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Stoicism and the Art of Happiness

Author: Don Robertson

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 9781444187106

Category: Self-Help

Page: 256

View: 7994

This new guide to finding a happier way of life draws on the ancient wisdom of the stoics to reveal lasting truths and proven strategies for enhanced well-being. By learning what stoicism is, you can revolutionize your life, learning how to - properly - 'seize the day', how to cope in the face of adversity, and how to come to terms with whatever situation you're in.
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Stoizismus heute

Author: Patrick Ussher

Publisher: Babelcube Inc.

ISBN: 1507109784

Category: Self-Help

Page: 156

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Von stoischer Ethik zu Emotionen, von stoischen Bürgermeistern und Achtsamkeit zu praktischer Philosophie, Elternschaft, Psychotherapie und Gefängnissen, von Star Trek und Sokrates zu stoischen Rechtsanwälten, Literatur und dem Leben im Allgemeinen, dieses Buch vereint eine umfassende Sammlung von Reflexionen zu Möglichkeiten der stoischen Lebensweise in der heutigen Zeit. Sie finden Ratschläge zur Bewältigung von Widrigkeiten, Reflexionen zum Glück und guten Leben und eindrucksvolle persönliche Zeugnisse der Umsetzung des Stoizismus in die Praxis. Sie lesen aber auch über die Zusammenhänge zwischen Stoizismus und Psychotherapie, Stoizismus und Achtsamkeitsmeditation und die unerwarteten Orte, an denen der Stoizismus in der modernen Kultur erscheinen kann. Dieses Buch ist sowohl für Akademiker als auch Nicht-Akademiker von Interesse und stellt die vielfältigen Möglichkeiten dar, wie die 2.300 Jahre alte Philosophie als Lebensstil für die Anliegen und Bedürfnisse der heutigen Zeit relevant bleibt.
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Philosophie für Dummies

Author: Tom Morris

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527707522

Category: Philosophy

Page: 285

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Fanden Sie Philosophie eigentlich schon immer interessant, aber haben sich nie so recht herangetraut? Dann ist dies das Buch für Sie! ”Philosophie für Dummies“ ist eine Einführung in die Gedanken große Denker und die verschiedenen Disziplinen, aber vor allem auch eine Ermunterung, sich selbst Gedanken zu machen - über den Sinn des Lebens, ethische Vorstellungen, die Frage, was wir überhaupt wissen können ...
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Stoicism

The Art of Living

Author: Phillip Lark

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781718993341

Category:

Page: 94

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Book #2 of STOICISM series Have you ever wondered about the purpose of your existence? Do you wish you could finally find meaning in your life? Are you searching for the perfect lifestyle to help you achieve both inner peace and success? The answer to all your questions lies in the original philosophy of Stoicism. The true nature of Stoicism was born in Ancient Greece a long time ago, but it is still as relevant and meaningful today as it was hundreds of years ago. In fact, Stoicism has influenced culture, history, art, and even religious practices all around the world, ever since it came into being. Sadly, most people today have lost the true understanding of what Stoicism really is. They don't know how powerful it can be when it comes to improving your life. But this book is here to change that. The basic principles of Stoicism can easily become a part of your modern lifestyle today, and can change the way you think and feel about life for the better. THIS BOOK WILL INTRODUCE YOU TO THE ART OF BEING A MODERN STOIC, SO YOU CAN FINALLY FIND INNER PEACE, SUCCESS, AND FREE YOURSELF FROM PAIN AND NEGATIVITY! Stoicism is not just a philosophy, it's a LIFESTYLE. One that can help you find your true place in this big universe. But more than that, Stoicism can help you achieve peace in your day-to-day life, so you can finally live a life that's free from troubles and suffering. In this book, you will find: - The True Origins of Stoicism - The Stoic Virtues and Disciplines - The Valueof Logic in Modern Society - How Physics and Ethics Can Improve Your Life - The Contemporary Applicationsof Stoicism - Daily Practices for the Modern-Day Stoic - ...and much more! Stoicism can help you turn your chaotic life into something special. By changing the way you perceive yourself in this world, this lifestyle will help you take charge of your own life, and control your happiness. Are you ready to live a truly meaningful life? If you are, ORDER STOICISM: THE ART OF LIVING TODAY!
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Die subtile Kunst des darauf Scheißens

Author: Mark Manson

Publisher: MVG Verlag

ISBN: 3961210594

Category: Self-Help

Page: 224

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Scheiß auf positives Denken sagt Mark Manson. Die ungeschönte Perspektive ist ihm lieber. Wenn etwas scheiße ist, dann ist es das eben. Und wenn man etwas nicht kann, dann sollte man dazu stehen. Nicht jeder kann in allem außergewöhnlich sein und das ist gut so. Wenn man seine Grenzen akzeptiert, findet man die Stärke, die man braucht. Denn es gibt so viele Dinge, auf die man im Gegenzug scheißen kann. Man muss nur herausfinden, welche das sind und wie man sie sich richtig am Arsch vorbeigehen lässt. So kann man sich dann auf die eigenen Stärken und die wichtigen Dinge besinnen und hat mehr Zeit, sein Potential gänzlich auszuschöpfen. Die subtile Kunst des darauf Scheißens verbindet unterhaltsame Geschichten und schonungslosen Humor mit hilfreichen Tipps für ein entspannteres und besseres Leben. Damit man seine Energie für sinnvolleres verwendet als für Dinge, die einem egal sein können.
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The Routledge Handbook of the Stoic Tradition

Author: John Sellars

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317675827

Category: Philosophy

Page: 408

View: 568

The ancient philosophy of stoicism has been a crucial and formative influence on the development of Western thought since its inception through to the present day. It is not only an important area of study in philosophy and classics, but also in theology and literature. The Routledge Handbook of the Stoic Tradition is the first volume of its kind, and an outstanding guide and reference source to the nature and continuing significance of stoicism. Comprising twenty-six chapters by a team of international contributors and organised chronologically, the Handbook is divided into four parts: Antiquity and the Middle Ages, including stoicism in Rome; stoicism in early Christianity; the Platonic response to stoicism; and stoic influences in the late Middle Ages Renaissance and Reformation, addressing the impact of stoicism on the Italian Renaissance, Reformation thought, and early modern English literature including Shakespeare Early Modern Europe, including stoicism and early modern French thought; the stoic influence on Spinoza and Leibniz; stoicism and the French and Scottish Enlightenment; and Kant and stoic ethics The Modern World, including stoicism in nineteenth century German philosophy; stoicism in Victorian culture; stoicism in America; stoic themes in contemporary Anglo-American ethics; and the stoic influence on modern psychotherapy. An invaluable resource for anyone interested in the philosophical history and impact of stoic thought, The Routledge Handbook of the Stoic Tradition is essential reading for all students and researchers working on the subject.
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Stoicism

The Art of Living

Author: A. C. Drexel

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781981775354

Category:

Page: 116

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Do you spend your days lost in a turmoil of emotions? Are your mental strength and self-confidence failing you in the most crucial moments?Do you often feel like life is passing by without you truly living it? Lost in the so-called pursuit of happiness, you're chasing the wrong things - and spend most of your life in a state of constant anxiety and despair. Are you tired of the industry trying to sell you ways on how to be happier... ... without any apparent results? If so, now might be the right time to ask yourself: Do you control your emotions - or do they control you? This is where Stoicism: The Art of Living comes to help - shaping your life to fit your exact needs by embracing the wisdom of the Ancient Greeks. Here's how the book will introduce change in your life: - Teach you - and wipe away any prejudice! - about the fundamentals of the Stoic philosophy - Introduce you to the Top Three Stoic philosophers of all times and offer you some practical life lessons from each of them - Tell you more about The Four Virtues of every true Stoic - Methods to move your focus from the material to the self - your true strength lies within you! - The Eight Stoic Principles to help you align more with nature and live and enjoy life as it should be - How to maximize your potential and open up to new opportunities - Ways to practically apply the Stoic philosophy to several aspects of life But the most important thing is this: You'll learn that being a Stoic doesn't mean going through life with no emotions - it means giving your own thoughts and emotions - but external factors as well! - zero chance of ruining your day. And no, there's no need to die trying to win the rat race in vain - actually, you'll realize happiness may as well be right around the corner. Get back control over your life today - purchase Stoicism: The Art of Living and welcome change!
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Operation Shitstorm

Berufsgeheimnisse eines professionellen Medien-Manipulators

Author: Ryan Holiday

Publisher: Plassen Verlag

ISBN: 3864701465

Category: Computers

Page: 320

View: 3359

Nebenkriegsschauplatz wird auf einmal in den Medien gehypt und ein aussichtsreicher Kandidat zerstört. Irgendein Produkt oder eine Person wird auf einmal aus der Anonymität zur viralen Sensation katapultiert. Was Sie nicht wissen: Es gibt jemanden, der für all das verantwortlich ist. Im Regelfall jemand wie ich. Wer bin ich? Ich bin ein Medien-Manipulator. In einer Welt, in der Blogs die Nachrichten beherrschen und auch verfälschen, ist es mein Job, die Blogs zu kontrollieren - so gut, wie das einem Menschen überhaupt möglich ist. Warum teile ich diese Geheimnisse? Ich habe eine Welt satt, in der Blogs indirekte Bestechungsgelder annehmen, in der die Werber beim Schreiben der Nachrichten helfen, Journalisten Lügen verbreiten und keiner am Ende dafür verantwortlich gemacht wird. Ich ziehe den Vorhang über all diesen Vorgängen weg, weil ich nicht möchte, dass die Öffentlichkeit weiterhin für dumm verkauft wird. Ich werde Ihnen genau erklären, wie die Medien heute WIRKLICH funktionieren. Was Sie dann mit diesem Wissen anfangen, das überlasse ich ganz Ihnen
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Die Weisheit der Stoiker

Ein philosophischer Leitfaden für stürmische Zeiten

Author: Massimo Pigliucci

Publisher: Piper ebooks

ISBN: 3492978126

Category: Philosophy

Page: 288

View: 8386

Neid, Gier, Eifersucht oder Trauer – der Stoff aus dem Tragödien sind. Seit jeher übernehmen diese negativen Gefühle die Kontrolle über die Menschheit und verstellen den Blick auf das Wesentliche. Die Philosophie des Stoizismus erkannte bereits 400 vor Christus, welche Kraft ein Leben ohne zerstörerische Emotionen entfalten kann. Nicht Perfektion sollte demnach das Ziel unseres Strebens sein, sondern die Handlungsfähigkeit des Menschen. Philosoph Massimo Pigliucci entdeckt diese antike Kunst der Gelassenheit für unsere Zeit neu, indem er lehrt, wie sich durch Achtsamkeit im Hier und Jetzt auch die Zukunft positiv gestalten lässt.
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