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Lives of the Stoics

The Art of Living from Zeno to Marcus Aurelius

The book presents a collection of biographies and philosophical teachings of notable Stoic philosophers, from the founding figures like Zeno of Citium to the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius. It explores their lives, the historical context of their work, and how their principles of wisdom, courage, justice, and temperance can be applied to modern life.

Key points:

1. Stoicism: The book focuses on Stoicism, a philosophy from 3rd century BC Athens, promoting self-control, clear judgment, and courage for moral improvement.

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