I read this book while in graduate school (when I was suppose to be reading something else of course), and it had a profound effect on me.
T.S. Eliot sneers at Seneca's boyish, commonplace wisdom and points out that the resemblances between Seneca's 'stoic philosophy' and Christianity are superficial.
There is a lot of wisdom here and each section is put forth in such a way that it is very easy to understand and the context of Roman life is very illuminating.
I did not know what to expect from this as it was recommended by a friend. It was brilliant. One of the best I have ever read. Read morePublished 2 months ago by DocWellness
I bought this book as an introduction to explore Stoicism in the words of one of its major practicing thinkers. Read morePublished on February 1, 2012 by Dr Caesar A.
The product came in a timely manner & was just what I had intended on getting. In good shapePublished on April 19, 2010 by K. Smith
This text is good for those who love to think and ponder the greater things in life. A must have for aspiering philosophers!!It's ! Read morePublished on November 9, 2006 by David Heffron