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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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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.
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 -

Record details

  • 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.

Content descriptions

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.
PHILOSOPHY / Essays.
PHILOSOPHY / Individual Philosophers.
TRAVEL / Essays & Travelogues.
Genre: Travel writing.
Trivia and miscellanea.

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