On the Shortness of Life

On the Shortness of Life

Written by:
Translated by: C. D. N. Costa

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  • Ebook
  • ISBN 9781101651186
  • 112 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult


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The Stoic writings of the philosopher Seneca offer powerful insights into the art of living, the importance of reason and morality, and continue to provide profound guidance to many through their eloquence, lucidity and timeless wisdom.

On the Shortness of Life

On the Shortness of Life

Written by: Seneca, Translated by: C. D. N. Costa

Table of Contents

On the Shortness of LifeOn the Shortness of Life

Consolation to Helvia

On Tranquility of Mind