On the Shortness of Life

Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN-13 : 0141965096

Page : 112 pages

Rating : 4.5/5 from 096 voters

Timeless advice on the art of living well, from the celebrated Penguin Great Ideas series The writings of the ancient Roman philosopher Seneca offer powerful insights into stoicism, morality and the importance of reason, and continue to provide profound guidance to many through their eloquence, lucidity and wisdom. Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. The Penguin Great Ideas series brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization, and helped make us who we are.

More Books:

On the Shortness of Life
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Seneca
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-09-02 - Publisher: Penguin UK

Timeless advice on the art of living well, from the celebrated Penguin Great Ideas series The writings of the ancient Roman philosopher Seneca offer powerful in
On the Shortness of Life
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Seneca
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-05 - Publisher: Lulu.com

A two-thousand year old classic that continues to find new fans in the digital age, On the Shortness of Life is a Stoic Philosophy masterpiece and, perhaps, the
On the Shortness of Life
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Seneca
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-09-06 - Publisher: Penguin

Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves—and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war
The Shortness of Life
Language: en
Pages: 40
Authors: Sêneca
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-03 - Publisher: FV Éditions

"It is not that we have a short space of time, but that we waste much of it. Life is long enough".
On the Shortness of Life by Seneca
Language: en
Pages: 66
Authors: Seneca
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-20 - Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

On the Shortness of Life is a moral essay written by Seneca the Younger in 49 AD, a Roman Stoic philosopher, to his father-in-law Paulinus. The philosopher brin
On Borrowed Time
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Harald Weinrich
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Life is short. This indisputable fact of existence has driven human ingenuity since antiquity, whether through efforts to lengthen our lives with medicine or sh
On the Shortness of Life
Language: en
Pages: 46
Authors: Seneca
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-28 - Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

'Seneca the Younger wrote the moral essay De Brevitate Vitae--"On the Shortness of Life"--to his friend Paulinus. The philosopher brings up many Stoic principle
Treatises On Providence, On Tranquillity of Mind, On Shortness of Life, On Happy Life
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Categories: Conduct of life
Type: BOOK - Published: 1877 - Publisher:

On the Shortness of Life: Life Is Long If You Know How to Use It
Language: zh-CN
Pages:
Authors: Lucius Annaeus Seneca Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-02-24 - Publisher:

Tranditional Chinese edition of ON THE SHORTNESS OF LIFE: Life is Long if You Know How to Use It
Seneca - on the Shortness of Life
Language: en
Pages: 46
Authors: Lucius Seneca
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-07 - Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

De Brevitate Vitae (frequently referred to as On the Shortness of Life in English) is a moral essay written by Seneca the Younger, a Roman Stoic philosopher, to