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Meditations The Modern Translation: The Treasures of Stoicism, Practical Philosophy, Ethics & Morality Marcus Aurelius

Meditations The Modern Translation: The Treasures of Stoicism, Practical Philosophy, Ethics & Morality

Marcus Aurelius

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Marcus Aurelius MeditationsThe Modern Translation Optimized For KindleThe Best Book On Practical Philosophy, Ethics & MoralityIncludes- Link to Free Audio Book- New Modern Translation Optimized For Kindle- Marcus Aurelius ExtensiveMore Marcus Aurelius MeditationsThe Modern Translation Optimized For KindleThe Best Book On Practical Philosophy, Ethics & MoralityIncludes- Link to Free Audio Book- New Modern Translation Optimized For Kindle- Marcus Aurelius Extensive Biography- Marcus Aurelius Extensive PhilosophyDescriptionMarcus Aurelius wrote Meditations in Greek between 170 and 180 AD, as a source for his own guidance and self-improvement while leading the Roman army to consolidate the borders of his empire.In his days Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius is the most powerful man and absolute sovereign of the western world.A ruler who held the power of life and death over millions of subjects, yet he is a man steeped in philosophy and wisdom, who confronts his own mortality and realizes that even he must die.Meditations is Marcus Aurelius own soul-searching effort to come to grips with a simple crucial fact: if life is fleeting, even for the worlds most powerful man, how should that life be lived?In these Meditations Marcus Aurelius did not shy away from discussing topics that even today we find too embarrassing: death, sex, perversity, honesty, work ethic, the existence of God, the search for happiness and the ultimate meaning of life.With his Meditations, Marcus Aurelius offers a lot to ponder and think about, not only regarding our own mortality but also about how to live the worthy life we all strive for.Meditations have been hugely successful worldwide with countless translations and publications including Gregory Hays translation published by Modern Library, Maxwell Staniforths translation published by Penguin Classics and the celebrated George Longs translation upon which this Owl Classics edition is based (besides a few lesser-quality free editions).