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Torkki, Juhana - Seneca: Elämän lyhyydestä, ebook

Seneca: Elämän lyhyydestä

Torkki, Juhana


Seneca pohtii ajankohtaisia aiheita: Miten käyttää aika järkevästi? Miksi kiire on vahingollista? Miksi nautinnon tavoittelu ei johda onneen? Miksi hyville ihmisille tapahtuu pahoja asioita, ja mikä on paras tapa suhtautua epäonneen? Juhana Torkin suomennoksina ilmestyvät

Bardi, Ugo - The Seneca Effect, ebook

The Seneca Effect

Bardi, Ugo


Table of contents
1. Introduction: Collapse Is Not a Bug, It Is a Feature
Ugo Bardi
2. The Mother of All Collapses: The Fall of Rome
Ugo Bardi
3. Of Collapses Large and Small
Ugo Bardi
4. Managing Collapse
Ugo Bardi

, John Davie - Dialogues and Essays, ebook

Dialogues and Essays

, John Davie


Stoic philosopher and tutor to the young emperor Nero, Seneca wrote moral essays - exercises in practical philosophy - on how to live in a troubled world. Strikingly applicable today, his thoughts on happiness and other subjects are here combined in a clear, modern translation with an introduction

Buckley, Emma - A Companion to the Neronian Age, ebook

A Companion to the Neronian Age

Buckley, Emma

From 166,65€

An authoritative overview and helpful resource for students and scholars of Roman history and Latin literature during the reign of Nero. The first book of its kind to treat this era, which has gained in popularity in recent years Makes much important…

O'Hear, Anthony - The School of Freedom, ebook

The School of Freedom

O'Hear, Anthony


Liberal education is not a theory. It is the tradition by which Western civilisation has preserved and enriched its inheritance for two and a half thousand years. Yet liberal education is a term that has fallen from use in Britain, its traditional meaning…

Blumenau, Ralph - Philosophy and Living, ebook

Philosophy and Living

Blumenau, Ralph

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Philosophy can be very abstract and apparently remote from our everyday concerns. In this book Ralph Blumenau brings out for the non-specialist the bearing that thinkers of the past have on the way we live now, on the attitude we have towards our lives,…

Grant, Teresa - English Historical Drama, 1500–1660, ebook

English Historical Drama, 1500–1660

Grant, Teresa


Table of contents
1. Introduction
Teresa Grant, Barbara Ravelhofer
2. The Early Tudor History Play
Janette Dillon
3. The Reformation of History in John Bale’s Biblical Dramas
Andrew W. Taylor
4. Seneca and the Early Elizabethan History Play
Michael Ullyot
5. History in the Making: the Case

Harrison, Stephen - A Companion to Latin Literature, ebook

A Companion to Latin Literature

Harrison, Stephen


Provides expert overview of the main periods of Latin literary history, major genres, and key themes Covers all the major Latin works of prose and poetry, from Ennius to Augustine, including Lucretius, Cicero, Catullus, Livy, Vergil, Seneca, and Apuleius Includes invaluable