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The Resource The Socrates express : in search of life lessons from dead philosophers, Eric Weiner

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

Label
The Socrates express : in search of life lessons from dead philosophers
Title
The Socrates express
Title remainder
in search of life lessons from dead philosophers
Statement of responsibility
Eric Weiner
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
TOH
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1963-
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Weiner, Eric
Dewey number
102
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Philosophy
  • Weiner, Eric
  • PHILOSOPHY / Essays
  • PHILOSOPHY / Individual Philosophers
  • TRAVEL / Essays & Travelogues
Label
The Socrates express : in search of life lessons from dead philosophers, Eric Weiner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-312) and index
Contents
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
Control code
on1184037372
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Avid Reader Press hardcover edition.
Extent
xix, 330 pages
Isbn
9781501129018
System control number
(OCoLC)1184037372
Label
The Socrates express : in search of life lessons from dead philosophers, Eric Weiner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-312) and index
Contents
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
Control code
on1184037372
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Avid Reader Press hardcover edition.
Extent
xix, 330 pages
Isbn
9781501129018
System control number
(OCoLC)1184037372

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