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by Catherine Wilson

  • Narrated by: Ana Clements
  • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
  • Release date: 09-24-19
  • Language: English

Description

A leading philosopher shows that if the pursuit of happiness is the question, Epicureanism is the answer

Epicureanism has a reputation problem, bringing to mind gluttons with gout or an admonition to eat, drink, and be merry. In How to Be an Epicurean, philosopher Catherine Wilson shows that Epicureanism isn’t an excuse for having a good time: It’s a means to live a good life. Although modern conveniences and scientific progress have significantly improved our quality of life, many of the problems faced by ancient Greeks – love, money, family, politics – remain with us in new forms. To overcome these obstacles, the Epicureans adopted a philosophy that promoted reason, respect for the natural world, and reverence for our fellow humans. By applying this ancient wisdom to a range of modern problems, from self-care routines and romantic entanglements to issues of public policy and social justice, Wilson shows us how we can all fill our lives with purpose and pleasure.

Additional information

Author

Catherine Wilson

Narrated by

Ana Clements

Length

7 hrs and 52 mins

Release date

09-24-19

Language

English

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