ISBN-10:
0631180338
ISBN-13:
9780631180333
Pub. Date:
08/28/1995
Publisher:
Wiley
Philosophy as a Way of Life / Edition 1

Philosophy as a Way of Life / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780631180333
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/28/1995
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 303,938
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.95(h) x 0.95(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Pierre Hadot is Professor of the History of Hellenistic andRoman Thought at the College de France. He studied philosophy atthe Sorbonne from 1942 to 1946, later becoming first a researcherand then director of studies at the École Practique des HautesÉtudes in Paris. He is the author of several landmark essays,collected together in Exercices Spirituels et PhilosophieAntique (Second Edition, 1987).

Table of Contents

Translator's Note.

Introduction.

Part I: Method: .

1. Forms of Life and Forms of Discourse in AncientPhilosophy.

2. Philosophy, Exegesis and Creative Mistakes.

Part II: Spiritual Exercise: .

3. Spiritual Exercise.

4. Ancient Spirituality and 'Christian Philosophy.'.

Part III: Figures: .

5. Figure of Socrates.

6. Marcus Aurelius.

7. Reflections of the Idea of the 'Cultivation of the Self'.

Part IV: Themes:.

8. Only the Present is our Happiness.

9. The View From Above.

10. The Sage and the World.

11. Philosophy as a Way of Life.

Postscript.

Bibliography.

Index.

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