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by Epicurus

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A best-seller in Europe following its original publication in 1993, this littel book takes on a big subject, offering enduring guidelines from the Greek philosopher Epicurus for achieving lasting happiness. In a letter to his friend Menoecceus, Epicurus gives sound advice on increasing life's pleasures, not through hedonistic pursuits, as commonly assumed, but through intelligence, morality, and decency. Based on a new translation of Epicurus to Menoecceus and complete with the original Greek text, Letter on Happiness expounds upon basic philosophical inquiries—concerning pleasure, longevity, death, and desire—that are as relevant today as they were in ancient Greece, all in a compact, attractive package that makes a thoughtful gift for any occasion.

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ISBN: 0811808297
ISBN13: 978-0811808293
Category: Politics
Subcategory: Philosophy
Author: Epicurus
Language: English
Publisher: Chronicle Books (October 1, 1994)
Pages: 80 pages
ePUB size: 1320 kb
FB2 size: 1702 kb
Rating: 4.5
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