The Daily Stoic Book By Ryan Holiday (Online Reading - Summary - Review - Book - Download - PDF)

The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living is a daily devotional book of Stoic philosophy written by Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman. It is Holiday's fifth book and Hanselman's debut as an author.

Originally publishedOctober 18, 2016 | AuthorRyan Holiday |Genre: Self-help book | Page count: 416 ISBN: 9781781257654 | CountryUnited States

Book Summary
Why did the greatest minds in history, from George Washington to Frederick the Great, through Ralph Waldo Emerson, along with today's top players, from Super Bowl-winning soccer coaches to executive directors and celebrities, embraced the wisdom of the ancient stoics? Because they realize that the most valuable wisdom is eternal and that philosophy is to live a better life, not an exercise in the classroom.

The Daily Stoic offers 366 days of stoic ideas and exercises, with completely new translations of Emperor Marco Aurelio, the playwright Seneca or the slave turned into an Epictetus philosopher, as well as lesser-known luminaries such as Zeno, Cleanthes, and Musonius Rufus. Every day of the year you will find one of his powerful and powerful quotes, as well as historical anecdotes, provocative comments and a useful glossary of Greek terms.

Following these teachings over the course of a year (and, in fact, for years to come) you will find the serenity, self-knowledge, and resilience you need to live well.

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Book Review
"The Daily Stoic is a treasure to administer our choices, overcome self-deception and learn to act in accordance with the true value of things, always keeping the common good insight. Caring for the soul in this way does not only make people better but also a stronger society too. "

About The Author
Ryan Holiday: is the best selling author of Trust Me, I'm Lying; The obstacle is the road; The ego is the Enemy; Conspiracy and other books on marketing, culture and the human condition. His work has been translated into more than thirty languages ​​and has appeared everywhere, from the New York Times to Fast Company. His company, Brass Check, has advised brands such as Google, TASER and Complex, as well as multiplatinum musicians and some of the world's leading authors. He lives in Austin, Texas.

Stephen Hanselman: has worked for more than three decades in publications as a bookseller, editor, and literary agent. He graduated from Harvard Divinity School, where he received a master's degree while studying extensively in the Harvard philosophy department. He lives with his family in South Orange, New Jersey.

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