Epicteto, un esclavo que tuvo que exiliarse de Roma precisamente por sus ideas filosóficas, nos ha legado sus consejos para hallar la tranquilidad de espíritu conociéndonos a nosotros mismos y a la naturaleza. Aquí se encuentra condensada la regla de oro de la filosofía estoica: el secreto de la felicidad y de nuestra plenitud depende solo de nosotros; se basa en nuestra capacidad para centrarnos en lo que podemos cambiar y aceptar lo que escapa a nuestro control. Una obra esencial de la sabiduría que enseña a vivir hablándonos clara y directamente de la amistad, del amor, de los placeres y de otros aspectos de la vida cotidiana.
Epictetus, who was born a slave, took political asylum in Rome due to his philosophical ideologies. He left us his advice and guidance to find the spiritual peace that comes from understanding the natural world and ourselves. Here, you’ll immerse yourself in his stoic philosophy, which encompasses the secret to happiness and how our bliss is solely dependent on ourselves. His wisdom is based on the ability to focus on what we can change and accepting the things that our beyond our control. This is a must-read classic that is full of wisdom. It acts as a guide toward friendship, love, and the joys of everyday life.
Epictetus was a Greek philosopher that lived part of his life as a Roman slave. Thus far, there appears to be no surviving records of his own written account, but his teachings live on in the "Manual." You can enjoy the edited version of his teachings that were left to us by his disciple Flavio Arriano.