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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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East Grand Forks Campbell Library 102 WEINER (Text) 518633 Non-Fiction Available -

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

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-312) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Departure -- 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 -- 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 -- 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.
Genre: Travel writing.

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