The Fourfold Remedy

Epicurus and the Art of Happiness

The Fourfold Remedy

Sellars, John

Editorial Allen Lane
Fecha de edición enero 2021 · Edición nº 1

Idioma inglés

EAN 9780241419564
96 páginas
Libro encuadernado en tapa dura
Dimensiones 114 mm x 187 mm


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Resumen del libro

Over two thousand years ago the Greek philosopher Epicurus offered a seemingly simple answer: all we really want is pleasure. Today we tend to associate the word 'Epicurean' with the enjoyment of fine food and wine and decadent self-indulgence. But, as philosopher John Sellars shows, these things are a world away from the vision of a pleasant life developed by Epicurus and his followers who were more concerned with mental pleasures and avoiding pain.

Their goal, in short, was a life of tranquillity. In this uplifting and elegant book, Sellars walks us through the history of Epicureanism from a private garden on the edge of ancient Athens to the streets of Rome, showing us how it can help us think anew about joy, friendship, nature and being alive in the world.




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