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The Art of Living: The Classical Manual on Virtue, Happiness, and Effectiveness

By: Epictetus

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Harper Collins: 2007

Seller ID: 002858

ISBN: 0061286052

Condition: New


"An immense dose of Epictetus would do us all a great deal of good, and I am grateful (beyond irony) to Tom Wolfe for reviving Epictetus" - Harold Bloom. So what makes the writings of this former slave so powerful today? Epictetus observed that although everyday life is fraught with difficulty, a life of virtue is within reach. He dedicated his life to outlining the simple way to happiness, fulfillment, and tranquility. By putting into practice the 93 witty, wise, and ra... View more info

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Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for Everyone and No One

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

Price: $9.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 1978

Seller ID: 000624

ISBN: 0140441182

Condition: New


Nietzsche was one of the most revolutionary and subversive thinkers in Western philosophy, and Thus Spoke Zarathustra remains his most famous and influential work. It describes how the ancient Persian prophet Zarathustra descends from his solitude in the mountains to tell the world that God is dead and that the Superman, the human embodiment of divinity, is his successor. With blazing intensity and poetic brilliance, Nietzsche argues that the meaning of existence is not ... View more info