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The Tao of Seneca

Practical Letters from a Stoic Master, Volume 2
Narrated by: John A. Robinson
Series: The Tao of Seneca, Book 2
Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
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Publisher's Summary

The Tao of Seneca (volumes 1-3) is an introduction to Stoic philosophy through the words of Seneca. If you study Seneca, you'll be in good company. He was popular with the educated elite of the Greco-Roman Empire, but Thomas Jefferson also had Seneca on his bedside table. Thought leaders in Silicon Valley tout the benefits of Stoicism, and NFL management, coaches, and players alike - from teams such as the Patriots and Seahawks - have embraced it because the principles make them better competitors. Stoicism is a no-nonsense philosophical system designed to produce dramatic real-world effects. Think of it as an ideal operating system for thriving in high-stress environments. This is your guide.

Public Domain (P)2015 Seneca and Marcus, LLC

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Insight into how to be happy and live a good life. Good reading as well

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  • Patrick
  • 27-02-2016

Great

Loved the reader. Loved the letters. A great combination of wisdom. I am looking forward to the third book now.

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  • Adam
  • 24-05-2016

To be a great mind, great minds.

Seneca is a great mind. This book is well read. Get this collection. It will improve your way of thinking and your life.

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  • Bertino
  • 27-02-2019

Brilliant!

My vocabulary is not expansive enough to describe how amazing Seneca was at providing an important reminder of what truly matters in life. Worth 1000 listens

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  • James
  • 06-02-2019

The Happy Man

This book has brought me great joy. The words of Seneca shifted my perspective on daily life for the better. A must read for all.

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  • @K_Speckmann
  • 30-12-2017

Philosophy and History - Being (Re)Lived

I actually am way behind updating my Reviews. I completed this back in September.

After the first book, I started listening to the second volume right away. I am not disappointed. This collection of letters offer still relevant advice. Finding locations I frequently visit mentioned makes it even more a pleasure to read. You may not only find philosophy, but also history lessons in here. Keep listening and reading.
Mr Ferris and others recommend them not without reason and reasoning. I join them.

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  • Ben
  • 02-10-2017

thanks

this was a great read. exactly what I thought Seneca would sound like. read / listen to this. I'm a big fan.

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  • Shaun P Martin
  • 08-01-2017

Audio is the best medium for these letters!

I've tried to consume the Letters from Seneca the Younger to Lucilius in multiple translations and formats, and for me these audio volumes provide the cleanest and most approachable translation. The narration, while not flawless, provides great value with sound rhythm and inflection.

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  • Nick Chomey
  • 10-09-2016

Poor narration, very forced/put on

Poor narration, it sounds very forced/put on, as if it is a young person trying to sound old/dignified. Get the James Cameron Stewart version of Seneca's timeless works

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 05-12-2016

Classic book

real great book, i highly recommend it especially for up coming eentrpreneurs and business people.

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