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On the Shortness of Life: Adapted for the Contemporary Reader

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On the Shortness of Life: Adapted for the Contemporary Reader - Harris, James (Translated by), and Seneca, Lucius Annaeus
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ON THE SHORTNESS OF LIFE is a moral essay written by Seneca the Younger, a Roman Stoic philosopher, to his father-in-law Paulinus. Seneca brings up many Stoic principles on the nature of time, namely that men waste much of it in meaningless pursuits. According to the essay, nature gives man enough time to do what is really important and the individual must use time wisely. In general, time can be best used in the study of philosophy, according to Seneca. This essay has been carefully adapted in to ...

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On the Shortness of Life: Adapted for the Contemporary Reader 2016, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781539951919

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