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Lives of the Eminent Philosophers: Compact Edition - Laertius, Diogenes, and Mensch, Pamela (Translated by), and Miller, James (Editor)
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Everyone wants to live a meaningful life. Long before our own day of self-help books offering twelve-step programs and other guides to attain happiness, the philosophers of ancient Greece explored the riddle of what makes a life worth living, producing a wide variety of ideas and examples to follow. This rich tradition was recast by Diogenes Laertius into an anthology, a miscellany of maxims and anecdotes, that generations of Western readers have consulted for edification as well as entertainment ever since the Lives of ...

Lives of the Eminent Philosophers: Compact Edition 2020, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780197523391

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