A Guide to the Good Life
336 pages, 2008
spirituality & religion408 books
In A Guide to the Good Life, William B. Irvine plums the wisdom of Stoic philosophy, one of the most popular and successful schools of thought in ancient Rome, showing how its insight and advice are still remarkably applicable to modern lives. Irvine offers a refreshing presentation of Stoicism, showing how this ancient philosophy can still direct us toward a better life.
Using the psychological insights and the practical techniques of the Stoics, Irvine offers a roadmap for anyone seeking to avoid the feelings of chronic dissatisfaction that plague so many of us. He looks at various Stoic techniques for attaining tranquility and shows how to put these techniques to work in our own life.