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Meditations: with selected correspondence (Oxford World’s Classics)

Meditations with selected correspondence Oxford World s Classics strong Do not act as if you had ten thousand years to live while you have life in you while you still can make yourself good The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius AD is a private notebook of ph

  • Title: Meditations: with selected correspondence (Oxford World’s Classics)
  • Author: Jennifer Dobson
  • ISBN: 0199573204
  • Page: 228
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  • strong Do not act as if you had ten thousand years to live while you have life in you, while you still can, make yourself good The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius AD 121 180 is a private notebook of philosophical reflections, written by a Roman emperor probably on military campaign in Germany In short, highly charged comments, Marcus draws on Stoic philosophy to confront challenges that he felt acutely, but which are also shared by all human beings the looming presence of death, making sense of one s social role and projects, the moral significance of the universe They bring us closer to the personality of the emperor, who is often disillusioned with his own status and with human activities in general they are both an historical document and a remarkable spiritual diary This translation by Robin Hard brings out the eloquence and universality of Marcus thoughts The introduction and notes by Christopher Gill place the Meditations firmly in the ancient philosophical context A selection of Marcus correspondence with his tutor Fronto broadens the picture of the emperor as a person and thinker ABOUT THE SERIES For over 100 years Oxford World s Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe Each affordable volume reflects Oxford s commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up to date bibliographies for further study, and much .

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    832 Comments

    1. Leer este libro no me ha cambiado la vida, pero si me ha hecho replante rmela Es interesante ver como, sin decirme nada nuevo, consigui que me diese cuenta de cosas que ya sabia, pero que debido al ajetreo del d a a d a simplemente hab a decidido olvidar, porque es m s f cil Muchos dicen que es un texto pesimista, pero lo yo identificar a m s como un texto esperanzador y motivador Lo que m s me gusta es que no es un texto Es un conjunto de pensamientos, desordenados, sin relaci n entre ellos, y [...]


    2. No sab a nada de Marco Aurelio antes de empezar el libro s , soy un zoquete, lo s Sin ning n contexto, he tenido la sensaci n de que el autor era un gran hombre en todos los sentidos responsable, emp tico y buena persona El libro da algunos consejos tiles, pero lo mejor que ofrece es la actitud positiva que emana de tales consejos.Si uno no sabe como comportarse en una situcaci n, no viene de m s pensar qu hubiera hecho Marco Aurelio.


    3. Meditations by Marcus Aurelius is a book I have bought in several translations, one I have benefited from reading throughout my life So you can imagine my joy to see it available in this 1634 translation by Casaubon His was the first English rendering of this classic Some may prefer lighter translations than this Elizabethan one, but the poetic approach enhances the wisdom available here The power of Meditations is enhanced in this translation If you love this classic, you ll want to own this ed [...]


    4. Meditations Kindle Editionby Marcus AureliusOne I have read before and an excellent classic.Nice to have it on ebook format too great edition.


    5. Ancient wisdom for today s readers A great edition of Marcus Aurelius s famous work Amazing how applicable to today his thoughts still are.


    6. La parte de atr s del libro viene con manchas de dedos Parece como si lo hubieran tocado con dedos aceitosos.Vale que la cubierta es propensa a mancharse, pero que llegue manchado de serie no me lo esperaba.


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