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Meditations (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)

Meditations (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading) (Paperback)

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"Meditations" is Marcus Aurelius' private book of reflections, written over a series of years in far-flung places as he led the Romans in military campaigns, quashed revolts, and dealt with the other tribulations of governing the Empire. It is best described as a spiritual journal, containing a record of Marcus' philosophical exercises. The book is interesting as an example of Stoic thought and is valuable for historical reasons as a document of the inner life of a remarkable Roman emperor. It remains compelling, however, because it bears witness to a profound journey of the human spirit and speaks to us across the millennia about perennial human problems.

Fiction & PoetryClassic fiction pre 1945Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesWestern philosophyWestern philosophy: Ancient, to c 500 Publisher: Barnes & Noble Inc Publication Date: 01/12/2003 ISBN-13: 9780760752296  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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