The Art of Living: The Essential Works of Epictetus (Paperback)
The Art of Living is a compilation of three of the most important works by the Stoic philosopher Epictetus, translated into English by George Long. Long's translations are highly regarded for their accuracy and accessibility. The compilation includes The Discourses, a series of lectures on Stoic philosophy; The Enchiridion, a handbook on Stoic ethics; and Fragments, a collection of Epictetus' shorter writings. These works offer a comprehensive introduction to the teachings of Epictetus, one of the most influential Stoic philosophers of ancient Rome. Through his practical and accessible approach to ethics, Epictetus shows us how to live a life of virtue, freedom, and contentment. This compilation is a must-read for anyone interested in ancient philosophy and the art of living.