Letters from a Stoic: The Ancient Classic

April 12, 2021|
Letters from a Stoic: The Ancient Classic by Seneca
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Since Roman antiquity, Lucius Annaeus Seneca’s Letters have been one of the greatest expressions of Stoic philosophy. In a highly accessible and timeless way, Seneca reveals the importance of cultivating virtue and the fleeting nature of time, and how being clear sighted about death allows us to live a life of meaning and contentment.

Letters from a Stoic continues to fascinate and inspire new generations of readers, including those interested in mindfulness and psychological techniques for well-being.

This deluxe hardback selected edition includes Seneca’s first 65 letters from the Richard M. Gummere translation.  An insightful introduction by Donald Robertson traces Seneca’s busy life at the centre of Roman power, explores how he reconciled his Stoic outlook with vast personal wealth, and highlights Seneca’s relevance for the modern reader.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca was a Roman philosopher, statesman, orator and tragedian. He was one of Rome’s leading intellectual figures in the mid-1st century CE, and as Emperor Nero’s closest adviser effectively governed Rome for five years. Seneca was born in Corduba in Hispania, raised in Rome, and trained in rhetoric and philosophy. His ...
Title:Letters from a Stoic: The Ancient Classic
Dimensions:416 pages
Published:April 12, 2021
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781119751359

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