text The practicing stoic : a philosophical user's manual
- At the school of philosophy founded at Athens by Zeno of Citium the teachers believed that virtue, the highest good, is based on knowledge and reason, and encouraged indifference to the vicissitudes of fortune and to pleasure and pain. Farnsworth ... Read more
Judgment -- Externals -- Perspective -- Death -- Desire -- Wealth and pleasure -- What others think -- Valuation -- Emotion -- Adversity -- Virtue -- Learning -- Stoicism and its critics.
- xxxii, 260 pages ; 24 cm
- David R. Godine, Publisher 2018