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The Socrates express : in search of life lessons from dead philosophers / Eric Weiner.

Weiner, Eric, 1963- (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501129018
  • ISBN: 1501129015
  • ISBN: 9781982152093
  • ISBN: 1982152095
  • Physical Description: xix, 330 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Avid Reader Press hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Avid Reader Press, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [303]-312) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : Departure -- Part One: Dawn. How to get out of bed like Marcus Aurelius -- How to wonder like Socrates -- How to walk like Rousseau -- How to see like Thoreau -- How to listen like Schopenhauer -- Part Two: Noon. How to enjoy like Epicurus -- How to pay attention like Simone Weil -- How to fight like Gandhi -- How to be kind like Confucius -- How to appreciate the small things like Sei Sh┼Źnagon -- Part Three: Dusk. How to have no regrets like Nietzsche -- How to cope like Epictetus -- How to grow old like Beauvoir -- How to die like Montaigne -- Epilogue : Arrival.
Summary, etc.:
Retraces the journeys of forefront intellectuals from Epicurus and Gandhi to Thoreau and Beauvoir to illuminate how their practical and spiritual lessons can be applied in today's unsettled world.
Subject: Philosophy > Miscellanea.
Weiner, Eric, 1963- > Travel.
PHILOSOPHY / Essays.
PHILOSOPHY / Individual Philosophers.
TRAVEL / Essays & Travelogues.
Genre: Travel writing.