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Get a Grip: A humorous Look at Serious Wisdom Based on the Stoic Handbook by Epictetus by [Miles, Frank]
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Editorial Reviews


"Who says Stoicism has to be grim? This is the wisdom of Epictetus for today's world,
with apt humour and wry wit on every page. You'll laugh, and be a better person for it!"
~ Brad Inwood, Yale University, author of Seneca: Stoic Philosophy at Rome
"Some welcome comic relief for modern stoicism by way of a witty recap of Epictetus's
Handbook, coming from someone who actually gets it--the humor in it as well as the
serious stuff."
~ Lawrence C. Becker, Fellow of Hollins University, Kenan Prof. of Philosophy
 Emeritus, College of William &Mary, author of A New Stoicism
"Can a Stoic handbook be funny? Hey, does a duck have lips? Seriously, Frank Miles
has taken Epictetus' Handbook and transformed it into an enlightening and amusing
stand-up comedy routine."
~ Ronald W. Pies, MD author of Everything Has Two Handles, and Don't Worry--
Nothing Will Turn Out All Right
"A thoroughly fun, extremely readable, and cleverly instructive take on Epictetus'
Handbook. Mel Brooks would be proud of what Frank Miles has produced."
~ William O. Stephens, Professor of Philosophy and Classical and Near Eastern Studies
 at Creighton University and author of Marcus Aurelius a Guide for the Perplexed
"I can imagine Epictetus going to the local taverna with Frank Miles, the two of them
enjoying Miles's version of the Enchiridion. After all, Epictetus himself had a very good
sense of humor."
~ Massimo Pigliucci, K.D. Irani Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York,
author of How to Be a Stoic: Using Ancient Philosophy to Live a Modern Life.

About the Author

Frank Miles is a professional speaker and entertainer with numerous TV credits
including repeat appearances on America's Got Talent in which he didn't severely
injure himself even once. His keynote presentations have been received with 
laughter and ovations by corporate audiences around the world. From New York
to Hong Kong to a little town somewhere outside Kansas city whose name he can't
remember. But they have great ribs there. Get a Grip is his first foray into self-help
publishing. He hopes to make a kill ... er, to help millions find happiness and
serenity through timeless Stoic ideas.

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  • File Size: 2220 KB
  • Print Length: 76 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1983607169
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publication Date: January 8, 2018
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B078WJF5PQ
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