Greeks To Geeks: Practical Stoicism in the 21st Century
by Rohan Healy
Number of pages: 134
Welcome to the timeless wisdom of the ancient Greek philosophy of Stoicism. Come and see why I and a growing number of people around the world have turned to the ancient teachings of Stoicism for a happier, healthier and more meaningful life. It's not a religion, it's not a cult, and it's not a fad, just common sense.
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by Ben Blumson - Open Book Publishers
The strategy of the book is to argue that the apparently compelling objections raised against the platitude that depiction is mediated by resemblance are manifestations of more general problems, which are familiar from the philosophy of language.
by Nicholas Rescher - University of Pittsburgh Press
Perfected science is but an idealization that provides a useful contrast to highlight the limited character of what we do and can attain. Rescher's discussion focuses on the question: what are the theoretical limits on science?
by Edward Carpenter - George Allen & Unwin Ltd.
Carpenter proposes that civilisation is a form of disease that human societies pass through. Civilisations, he says, rarely last more than a thousand years before collapsing, and no society has ever passed through civilisation successfully.
by Edgar Saltus - Houghton Mifflin Company
This book is a refreshing, unique look at the nature of life, told from a Schopenhauerian perspective. Saltus makes the point that this is far from being the 'best of all possible worlds.' Rather, life is a grievous burden to be borne.