Meditations

Meditations Author Marcus Aurelius
ISBN-10 9780486111025
Release 2012-03-01
Pages 112
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Stirring reflections on the human condition provide a fascinating glimpse into the mind and personality of a highly principled Roman warrior and emperor of the 2nd century.



Meditations of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Emperor of the Romans

Meditations of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus  Emperor of the Romans Author Marcus Aurelius
ISBN-10 1150571209
Release 2009-12
Pages 120
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General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1882 Original Publisher: Comelius H. Shaver Subjects: Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy / History



Meditations

Meditations Author Marcus Aurelius
ISBN-10 9780307569769
Release 2009-09-16
Pages 272
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The Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (a.d. 121—180) embodied in his person that deeply cherished, ideal figure of antiquity, the philosopher-king. His Meditations are not only one of the most important expressions of the Stoic philosophy of his time but also an enduringly inspiring guide to living a good and just life. Written in moments snatched from military campaigns and the rigors of politics, these ethical and spiritual reflections reveal a mind of exceptional clarity and originality, and a spirit attuned to both the particulars of human destiny and the vast patterns that underlie it. From the Hardcover edition.



Marcus Aurelius Meditations

Marcus Aurelius  Meditations Author Christopher Gill
ISBN-10 9780191502422
Release 2013-10-03
Pages 320
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Christopher Gill provides a new translation and commentary on the first half of Marcus Aurelius' Meditations, and a full introduction to the Meditations as a whole. The Meditations constitute a unique and remarkable work, a reflective diary or notebook by a Roman emperor, that is based on Stoic philosophy but presented in a highly distinctive way. Gill focuses on the philosophical content of the work, especially the question of how far it is consistent with Stoic theory as we know this from other sources. He argues that the Meditations are largely consistent with Stoic theory—more than has been often supposed. The work draws closely on core themes in Stoic ethics and also reflects Stoic thinking on the links between ethics and psychology or the study of nature. To make sense of the Meditations, it is crucial to take into account its overall aim, which seems to be to help Marcus himself take forward his own ethical development by creating occasions for reflection on key Stoic themes that can help to guide his life. This new edition will help students and scholars of ancient philosophy make sense of a work whose intellectual content and status have often been found puzzling. Along with volumes in the Clarendon Later Ancient Philosophers series on Epictetus and Seneca, it will help to chart the history of Stoic philosophy in the first and second century AD. The translation is designed to be accessible to modern readers and all Greek and Latin are translated in the introduction and commentary.



The Daily Stoic

The Daily Stoic Author Ryan Holiday
ISBN-10 9780735211742
Release 2016-10-18
Pages 416
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From the team that brought you The Obstacle Is the Way and Ego Is the Enemy, a beautiful daily devotional of Stoic meditations—an instant Wall Street Journal and USA Today Bestseller. Why have history's greatest minds—from George Washington to Frederick the Great to Ralph Waldo Emerson, along with today's top performers from Super Bowl-winning football coaches to CEOs and celebrities—embraced the wisdom of the ancient Stoics? Because they realize that the most valuable wisdom is timeless and that philosophy is for living a better life, not a classroom exercise. The Daily Stoic offers 366 days of Stoic insights and exercises, featuring all-new translations from the Emperor Marcus Aurelius, the playwright Seneca, or slave-turned-philosopher Epictetus, as well as lesser-known luminaries like Zeno, Cleanthes, and Musonius Rufus. Every day of the year you'll find one of their pithy, powerful quotations, as well as historical anecdotes, provocative commentary, and a helpful glossary of Greek terms. By following these teachings over the course of a year (and, indeed, for years to come) you'll find the serenity, self-knowledge, and resilience you need to live well. From the Hardcover edition.



The Imitation of Christ

The Imitation of Christ Author Thomas (à Kempis)
ISBN-10 0486431851
Release 2003
Pages 139
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This classic, second only to the Bible for religious instruction and inspiration, has brought understanding and comfort to millions for centuries. Written in a candid and conversational style, the topics include liberation from worldly inclinations, preparation and consolations of prayer, and the place of eucharistic communion in a devout life.



To My Husband and Other Poems

To My Husband and Other Poems Author Anne Bradstreet
ISBN-10 9780486159003
Release 2012-07-06
Pages 80
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From America’s first poet, a splendid selection of poems whose themes encompass love, home life, religious meditations, dialogues and lamentations, and formal elegies.



Lyric Poems

Lyric Poems Author John Keats
ISBN-10 9780486113302
Release 2012-03-05
Pages 80
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Treasury of 30 favorites: "On first looking into Chapman's Homer," "Ode to a Nightingale," "Ode on a Grecian Urn," "To Autumn," 26 more. Reprinted from standard text. Alphabetical List of Opening Lines.



The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain

The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain Author Mark Twain
ISBN-10 9780486111322
Release 2012-05-23
Pages 64
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Includes hundreds of Twain's most memorable quips and comments on life, love, history, culture, travel, and diverse other topics, among them "He is now fast rising from affluence to poverty."



Great Poems by American Women

Great Poems by American Women Author Susan L. Rattiner
ISBN-10 9780486112657
Release 2012-05-14
Pages 256
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Superb, inexpensive anthology spans four centuries to include more than 200 inspiring poems by Emily Dickinson, Hilda Doolittle, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Amy Lowell, Marianne Moore, Elizabeth Bishop, and others. Includes four selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.



Letters from a Stoic

Letters from a Stoic Author Seneca
ISBN-10 9780141914527
Release 2004-08-26
Pages 256
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A philosophy that saw self-possession as the key to an existence lived 'in accordance with nature', Stoicism called for the restraint of animal instincts and the severing of emotional ties. These beliefs were formulated by the Athenian followers of Zeno in the fourth century BC, but it was in Seneca (c. 4 BC- AD 65) that the Stoics found their most eloquent advocate. Stoicism, as expressed in the Letters, helped ease pagan Rome's transition to Christianity, for it upholds upright ethical ideals and extols virtuous living, as well as expressing disgust for the harsh treatment of slaves and the inhumane slaughters witnessed in the Roman arenas. Seneca's major contribution to a seemingly unsympathetic creed was to transform it into a powerfully moving and inspiring declaration of the dignity of the individual mind.



The Essential Marcus Aurelius

The Essential Marcus Aurelius Author Jacob Needleman
ISBN-10 9781101216118
Release 2008-01-10
Pages 144
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This inaugural-and all new-Tarcher Cornerstone Edition presents a stunningly relevant and reliable translation of the thoughts and aphorisms of the Stoic philosopher and Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, properly placing the philosopher-king's writings within the vein of the world's great religious and ethical traditions. The late antique world possessed no voice like that of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius (121-180 CE). His private meditations on what constitutes a good life have withstood the centuries and reach us today with the same penetrating clarity and shining light as the words of Shakespeare, Emerson, or Thoreau. In this remarkable new translation, bestselling religious philosopher Jacob Needleman and classics scholar John P. Piazza have retained the depth of Marcus's perspective on life. They have carefully selected and faithfully rendered those passages that clarify Marcus's role as someone who stood within the great religious and ethical traditions that extend throughout every culture in human history. The voice that emerges from their translation is a universal one, equally recognizable to students of Christ, Buddha, the Vedas, the Talmud, and to anyone who sincerely searches for a way of meaning in contemporary life.



Discourses and Selected Writings

Discourses and Selected Writings Author Epictetus
ISBN-10 9780141917481
Release 2008-08-28
Pages 304
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Epictetus, a Greek stoic and freed slave, ran a thriving philosophy school in Nicropolis in the early second century AD. His animated discussions were celebrated for their rhetorical wizardry and were written down by Arrian, his most famous pupil. Together with the Enchiridion, a manual of his main ideas, and the fragments collected here, The Discourses argue that happiness lies in learning to perceive exactly what is in our power to change and what is not, and in embracing our fate to live in harmony with god and nature. In this personal, practical guide to the ethics of stoicism and moral self-improvement, Epictetus tackles questions of freedom and imprisonment, illness and fear, family, friendship and love, and leaves an intriguing document of daily life in the classical world.



8 Minute Meditation Expanded

8 Minute Meditation Expanded Author Victor Davich
ISBN-10 9780698196636
Release 2014-12-02
Pages 208
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Newly expanded: the bestselling beginner’s guide to mindfulness and better health in eight minutes a day. These days everyone is learning mindfulness, from the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks to stars like Goldie Hawn and Ellen Degeneres. But mindful meditation is not just for celebrities, CEOs, and professional athletes. Mindful meditation is an incredible tool that anyone can master for a better life. This newly expanded edition features the original, easy, and complete eight-minute-a-day program with a new introduction that aligns the concepts of mindfulness and meditation more closely together. In just the amount of time between television commercials, you can develop a powerful mindfulness practice that can last a lifetime.



Brief Psychotherapy in Medical and Health Practice

Brief Psychotherapy in Medical and Health Practice Author Albert Ellis
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105035526842
Release 1978-01-01
Pages 212
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Brief Psychotherapy in Medical and Health Practice has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Brief Psychotherapy in Medical and Health Practice also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Brief Psychotherapy in Medical and Health Practice book for free.



The Way to Love

The Way to Love Author Anthony De Mello
ISBN-10 9780307805478
Release 2011-08-31
Pages 160
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Profound love is at the heart of this warm, compassionate collection of meditations by spiritual master Anthony de Mello -- a last inspiring gift to the countless readers whose lives he touched.



A Boy s Will and North of Boston

A Boy s Will and North of Boston Author Robert Frost
ISBN-10 9780486112152
Release 2012-03-02
Pages 96
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Two early volumes of poetry (1913–1914) contain many of the poet's finest, best-known works: "Mending Wall," "After Apple-Picking," "The Death of the Hired Man," many more. Reprinted complete and unabridged.