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A Guide to the Good Life
- The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy
- Written by: William B. Irvine
- Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
- Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
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.
Convinced to try stoicism
- By NewMom1520 on 2017-10-19
Some valuable lessons can be learned here
Am I the only one who got annoyed by how sideways the author can get? The core ideas are great, but they are buried in a lot of unnecessary examples that beat a little too far off path.