A Handbook for New Stoics by Massimo Pigliucci audiobook

A Handbook for New Stoics: How to Thrive in a World out of Your Control; 52 Week-by-Week Lessons

By Massimo Pigliucci  and Gregory Lopez
Read by Rupert Farley

Blackstone Publishing 9781615195336
10.74 Hours Unabridged
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A pragmatic philosophy more popular than ever—here are fifty-two ancient lessons to help you overcome adversity and find tranquility in the modern world. An ancient belief system made new, Stoicism teaches us how to accept the things we cannot change and how to live a good life. It helps us improve our outlook, increase our well-being, and thrive in the face of adversity. But how does one live like a Stoic? In A Handbook for New Stoics, renowned philosopher Massimo Pigliucci and practitioner Gregory Lopez guide listeners through fifty-two weekly lessons, each based on a common obstacle. Stressing out about a meeting at work? Try listing the things you can control and those you can’t. Epictetus writes: “In our power are thought, impulse, will to get, and will to avoid”—in other words, our own attitudes. Discover what you can control and quickly achieve peace of mind. Featuring quotes from philosophers, analysis by the authors, and journaling activities, these lessons enable readers to reframe their perceptions and be happier.

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Summary

Summary

A pragmatic philosophy more popular than ever—here are fifty-two ancient lessons to help you overcome adversity and find tranquility in the modern world.

An ancient belief system made new, Stoicism teaches us how to accept the things we cannot change and how to live a good life. It helps us improve our outlook, increase our well-being, and thrive in the face of adversity. But how does one live like a Stoic?

In A Handbook for New Stoics, renowned philosopher Massimo Pigliucci and practitioner Gregory Lopez guide listeners through fifty-two weekly lessons, each based on a common obstacle. Stressing out about a meeting at work? Try listing the things you can control and those you can’t. Epictetus writes: “In our power are thought, impulse, will to get, and will to avoid”—in other words, our own attitudes. Discover what you can control and quickly achieve peace of mind.

Featuring quotes from philosophers, analysis by the authors, and journaling activities, these lessons enable readers to reframe their perceptions and be happier.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Explore Stoicism and achieve what Zeno called ‘a good flow of life.’” Stephen Hanselman, coauthor of The Daily Stoic
“One of the best explorations of Stoic philosophy that I’ve read.” Tim Ferris, #1 New York Times bestselling author, on Pigliucci’s How to Be a Stoic
“In an age that equates virtue with frenzies of outrage and denunciations of others’ failings, A Handbook for New Stoics serves as an inspired self-help cure.” Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, author of Plato at the Googleplex
“Highly readable, written in clear and accessible prose, and illuminated with anecdotes of both a personal and an historical nature.” Washington Independent Review of Books, on Pigliucci’s How to Be a Stoic
“This successful blend of knowledge and action items will entice readers looking for thoughtful prompts for self-reflection.” Publishers Weekly

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Author

Author Bio: Massimo Pigliucci

Author Bio: Massimo Pigliucci

Massimo Pigliucci is the K. D. Irani Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York. He holds PhDs in genetics, evolutionary biology, and philosophy. Pigliucci has written for many outlets, including the New York Times, and has written or edited ten books. He lives in New York, New York.

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Author Bio: Gregory Lopez

Author Bio: Gregory Lopez

Gregory Lopez is the founder of the New York City Stoics Meetup and cofounder of the Stoic Fellowship. He lives in New York City.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Self-Help
Runtime: 10.74
Audience: Adult
Language: English