The Socrates express : in search of life lessons from dead philosophers / Eric Weiner.
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Summary: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.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Circulation Modifier||Age Hold Protection||Active/Create Date||Status||Due Date|
|Hood River County Library||102 WEI 2020 (Text)||33892100702936||Adult New Books||Book||None||09/28/2020||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781501129018
- ISBN: 1501129015
- 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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Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-312) and index.
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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 Shōnagon -- 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.
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.
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|Subject:||Philosophy > Miscellanea.
Weiner, Eric, 1963- > Travel.
PHILOSOPHY / Essays.
PHILOSOPHY / Individual Philosophers.
TRAVEL / Essays & Travelogues.
Trivia and miscellanea.