The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

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Stirring reflections on the human condition from a warrior and emperor provide a fascinating glimpse into the mind and personality of a highly principled Roman of the second century. Recognizing that suffering is at the core of life, he counsels stoi ...Continua
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Ha scritto il 03/02/13
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One of the world's most famous and influential books...this eloquent and moving work draws and enriches the tradition of Stoicism, which stressed the search for inner peace and ethical certainty in an apparently chaotic world. Serenity was to be ach...Continua
Ha scritto il 21/06/11

Compelling and inspiring. This should be essential reading. If everyone read this book and adopted it's principles the world would be a utopia. Perfection.

Antonio Gallo
Ha scritto il 09/11/08
Meditations in army
These Meditations were written Greek and thought in army camps. He realizes the tragic triviality of human affairs in the incalculable vastness of time and space but on the positive side accepts the need to act rationally both as a man and a Emperor,...Continua
Ha scritto il 10/10/07

this is a book to re-read and re-read!

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