Book ‘Breakfast with Seneca’ by David Fideler

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A Stoic Guide to the Art of Living
The first clear and faithful guide to the timeless, practical teachings of the Stoic philosopher Seneca. Stoicism, the most influential philosophy of the Roman Empire, offers refreshingly modern ways to strengthen our inner character in the face of an unpredictable world. Widely recognized as the most talented and humane writer of the Stoic tradition, Seneca teaches us to live with freedom and purpose. His most enduring work, over a hundred “Letters from a Stoic” written to a close friend, explains how to handle adversity; overcome grief, anxiety, and anger; transform setbacks into opportunities for growth; and recognize the true nature of friendship. In Breakfast with Seneca, philosopher David Fideler...
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company (December 14, 2021)  Pages: 288 pages  ISBN-13: 978-0393531664  ASIN:‎ B08X2YKWF3

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About the author: David Fideler – I studied ancient philosophies and religions at the University of Pennsylvania and hold a PhD in philosophy and the history of science. Writer, philosopher, dad, and editor of the Stoic Insights website. I focus on how philosophy and the humanities can contribute to modern life. New book: “Breakfast with Seneca: A Stoic Guide to the Art of Living” (W. W. Norton). Read more about my work and books at