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    • The Tao of Seneca

    • Practical Letters from a Stoic Master, Volume 1
    • By: Seneca presented by Tim Ferriss Audio
    • Narrated by: John A. Robinson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 833
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    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.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting voice actor but

    • By Jason on 01-27-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • On the Shortness of Life

    • By: Lucius Seneca
    • Narrated by: Clint Arthur
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 274
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    The majority of mortals, Paulinus, complain bitterly of the spitefulness of Nature, because we are born for a brief span of life, because even this space that has been granted to us rushes by so speedily and so swiftly that all save a very few find life at an end just when they are getting ready to live. Nor is it merely the common herd and the unthinking crowd that bemoan what is, as men deem it, an universal ill; the same feeling has called forth complaint also from men who were famous.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really great book everyone should have in their audible library

    • By Cali on 01-22-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Tao of Seneca

    • Practical Letters from a Stoic Master, Volume 2
    • By: Seneca presented by Tim Ferriss Audio
    • Narrated by: John A. Robinson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 128
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    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great

    • By Patrick on 02-27-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Tao of Seneca

    • Practical Letters from a Stoic Master, Volume 3
    • By: Seneca presented by Tim Ferriss Audio
    • Narrated by: John A. Robinson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
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    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • practical and useful

    • By Daniel on 03-30-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Letters from a Stoic

    • By: Lucius Seneca
    • Narrated by: Austin Vanfleet
    • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Seneca's Letters from a Stoic is considered one of the thought-leaders of philosophy in the history of classical literature. The compilation offers a comprehensive introduction to the stoic philosophy. Stoicism is Hellenistic philosophy that dominated literature and conversation until around Three AD. Its roots are traced back to ancient Greece at its founding by Zeno of Citium.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Moral Epistles

    • 124 Letters to Lucilius
    • By: Seneca the Younger
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 23 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 99

    Towards the end of his life, Seneca the Younger (c4 BCE-65 CE) began a correspondence with a friend in Sicily, later collected under the title The Moral Epistles. In these 124 letters, Seneca expresses, in a wise, steady and calm manner, the philosophy by which he lived - derived essentially from the Stoics. The letters deal with a variety of specific topics - often eminently practical - such as 'On Saving Time', 'On the Terrors of Death', 'On True and False Friendships', 'On Brawn and Brains' and 'On Old Age and Death'.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding!

    • By zen cowboy on 01-31-16

    Regular price: $43.68

    • On the Shortness of Life, On the Happy Life, and Other Essays

    • Essays, Volume 1
    • By: Seneca
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
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    As former tutor and adviser to Emperor Nero, philosopher and statesman Seneca was acutely aware of how short life can be - his own life was cut short when the emperor ordered him to commit suicide (for alleged involvement in a conspiracy). And Seneca proved true to his words - his lifelong avowal to Stoicism enabled him to conduct himself with dignity to the end. During his rich and busy life, Seneca wrote a series of essays that have advised and enriched the lives of generations down to the present day.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Stoic Has Spoken!

    • By Andreea Marin on 03-05-17

    Regular price: $16.30

    • Letters from a Stoic: Complete (Letters 1 - 124) Adapted for the Contemporary Reader (Seneca)

    • By: Lucius Seneca, James Harris
    • Narrated by: Greg Douras
    • Length: 16 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
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    The Epistulae morales ad Lucilium (Latin for moral letters to Lucilius) are a collection of 124 letters which were written by Seneca at the end of his life, during his retirement, and after he had worked for the Emperor Nero for 15 years. They are addressed to Lucilius, the then procurator of Sicily. The letters highlight many moral and ethical ways to live and address many of the issues known to man about life and death. These letters have been carefully adapted into a contemporary format to allow for easy listening and understanding.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wisdom across time.

    • By cosmitron on 03-21-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • How to Die

    • An Ancient Guide to the End of Life
    • By: Seneca, James S. Romm - introduction and translation
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "It takes an entire lifetime to learn how to die", wrote the Roman Stoic philosopher Seneca (c. 4 BC-65 AD). He counseled readers to "study death always", and took his own advice, returning to the subject again and again in all his writings, yet he never treated it in a complete work. How to Die gathers in one volume, for the first time, Seneca's remarkable meditations on death and dying. Edited and translated by James S. Romm, How to Die reveals a provocative thinker who speaks with a startling frankness about the need to accept death or even, under certain conditions, to seek it out.

    Regular price: $10.49

    • On the Shortness of Life

    • Stoics in Their Own Words, Book 4
    • By: Seneca
    • Narrated by: Joseph Kent
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 7
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    Why do we complain of Nature? She has shown herself kindly; life, if you know how to use it, is long. But one man is possessed by an avarice that is insatiable, another by a toilsome devotion to tasks that are useless; one man is besotted with wine, another is paralyzed by sloth; one man is exhausted by an ambition that always hangs upon the decision of others, another, driven on by the greed of the trader, is led over all lands and all seas by the hope of gain; some are tormented by a passion for war and are always either bent upon inflicting danger upon others.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Life is short...

    • By Raissa on 04-04-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • On Anger, on Leisure, on Clemency

    • Essays, Volume 2
    • By: Seneca
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 38
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      5 out of 5 stars 32
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    'On Anger' is one of Seneca's most important essays. At some length he investigates the nature of anger: how and why it emerges, the effect it has on the individual and those to whom it is directed, and how to manage it and prevent it even from arising. For, Seneca considers, anger simply serves no purpose - it does not bring courage in war, prevent others misbehaving or punish miscreants. In short it has a negative effect on all. In 'On Leisure' he takes a short look at what is really meant by the term.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Stewart's narrations are very good

    • By Ron Peters on 01-05-18

    Regular price: $15.79

    • On the Shortness of Life: Stoic Principles for Self-Improvement

    • By: Seneca
    • Narrated by: Arthur Grey
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 8
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    De Brevitate Vitae (English: On the Shortness of Life), written sometime around the year 49 AD by Seneca the Younger, discusses many Stoic principles on the nature of time and humanity itself. Enjoy riveting discussions and perspectives on these themes as Seneca delves into your thoughts. You will be fascinated as you explore one of the greatest minds and his perception of how we should perceive time. Many of the truths you will find in this piece are not only timeless, but pertinent to humanity - even to this day.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Rich formal text

    • By CE+8 on 01-07-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • La tranquillità dell'animo

    • By: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
    • Narrated by: Ruggero Andreozzi, Marco Troiano
    • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In questa bellissima lettera all’amico Sereno, Seneca fa un’analisi lucida e dettagliata di quello che nella vita serve, per raggiugere e mantenere la tranquillità.

    Regular price: $6.30

    • L'arte di vivere

    • By: Lucio Anneo Seneca
    • Narrated by: Daniele Ornatelli, Lucia Angella, Marcello Pozza
    • Length: 2 hrs and 41 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
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    Il filosofo romano scrive all'amico Lucillo, e gli racconta l'animo umano. Le sue caratteristiche, i suoi vizi e le sue virtù. Come un esploratore dei sentimenti più intimi, e un gran conoscitore delle numerose sfaccettature che compongono i pensieri e i comportamenti degli esseri umani, Seneca indica una via possibile per vivere in armonia con se stessi e con gli altri, attraverso la riscoperta della consapevolezza di quello che davvero conta.

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    • On the Shortness of Life & Bonus Content

    • By: Lucius Seneca
    • Narrated by: Seth Trey, Knight Writer, Patrick Jonathan, and others
    • Length: 20 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    This 20 hour collection includes an unabridged recording of On the Shortness of Life, by Lucius Seneca, plus bonus content.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • This book has nothing to do with Seneca

    • By Victoria Nelson on 03-04-18

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Séneca - Sobre A Brevidade da Vida [Seneca - On the Brevity of Life]

    • Adaptado Para Leitores Contemporâneos [Adapted for Contemporary Readers]
    • By: James Harris, Lucius Seneca
    • Narrated by: Nicolas Villanueva
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Sobre A Brevidade Da Vida é um ensaio moral escrito por Sêneca o Jovem, um filósofo estoico romano, para seu padrasto Paulinus. O filósofo nos traz muitos princípios estoicos sobre a natureza do tempo, principalmente a que os homens desperdiçam muito do seu próprio tempo em perseguições sem sentido. De acordo com o ensaio, a natureza dá ao homem tempo o suficiente para fazer o que é realmente importante e o indivíduo precisa permitir que isso aconteça propriamente.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Audiobook em português

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-03-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Letters from a Stoic: Part 1 (Letters 1-41) Adapted for the Contemporary Reader

    • By: James Harris, Lucius Seneca
    • Narrated by: Greg Douras
    • Length: 3 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The "Epistulae morales ad Lucilium" (Latin for "moral letters to Lucilius") are a collection of 124 letters which were written by Seneca at the end of his life, during his retirement, and written after he had worked for the Emperor Nero for 15 years. They are addressed to Lucilius, the then procurator of Sicily. The letters highlight many moral and ethical ways to live, and address many of the issues known to man, about life and death. These letters have been carefully adapted into a contemporary format to allow for easy reading and understanding. This is part one of three which contains letters 1-41. 

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Nravstvennye pis'ma k Luciliyu

    • By: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
    • Narrated by: Yury Grigoriev
    • Length: 25 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ehto svoeobraznyy svod ehticheskih pravil, predlagaemyh v vide pisem k znatnomu cheloveku, zanimayushchemu vysokuyu gosudarstvennuyu dolzhnost'. Napisannye v dostupnoy manere, s mnozhestvom primerov iz istorii i iz povsednevnoy zhizni, poroy ostroumnye, poroy sarkastichnye, oni uvlekayut chitatelya svoim soderzhaniem i neredko porazhayut glubinoy mysli.

    Regular price: $15.90

    • L'arte di essere felici

    • By: Lucio Anneo Seneca
    • Narrated by: Ruggero Andreozzi, Donatella Bartoli, Alessandro Zurla
    • Length: 1 hr and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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    Composto da Seneca nel 58 dopo Cristo, quando il filosofo aveva 54 anni, De Vita Beata, è un dialogo dedicato al fratello Gallione. Il tema, così importante, ed esplorato anche da altri filosofi dell'epoca, è quello della felicità. Cos'è la felicità? Come si arriva ad essere felici? E la ricchezza quanto conta? Queste le domande fondamentali attorno alle quali è costruita la narrazione, e la soluzione.

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    • Letters from a Stoic: Part 3 (Letters 83 - 124)

    • Adapted for the Contemporary Reader
    • By: Lucius Seneca, James Harris
    • Narrated by: Greg Douras
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Epistulae morales ad Lucilium (Latin for "moral letters to Lucilius") are a collection of 124 letters which were written by Seneca at the end of his life, during his retirement, after he had worked for the Emperor Nero for 15 years. They are addressed to Lucilius, the then-procurator of Sicily. The letters highlight many moral and ethical ways to live, and address many of the issues known to man, about life and death.

    Regular price: $19.95

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