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Everything Has Two Handles
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Part 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 Thinking and Feeling Chapter 4 Morality and Meaning Chapter 5 Morality and Self-Respect Chapter 6 Adversity and Self-Possession Chapter 7 Perfectionism, Virtue, and Self-Acceptance Chapter 8 Living in Harmony with the Universe Chapter 9 Living in the Here and Now Chapter 10 The Opinion of Others Chapter 11 The Common Bond of Being Chapter 12 Character and Happiness Chapter 13 Contentment with Our Lot Part 14 References

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Ronald Pies, M.D. is Professor of Psychiatry and Lecturer on Bioethics and Humanities at S.U.N.Y. Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, N.Y.; and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the Psychiatric Times. Dr. Pies is the author of several psychiatric textbooks, and a guide to psychotherapy for the general public (A Consumer's Guide to Choosing the Right Psychotherapist, Jason Aronson, 1997). Dr. Pies is also a published poet (Creeping Thyme, Brandylane) and the author of a collection of short stories (Zimmerman's Tefillin, PublishAmerica). He lives with his wife, Nancy Butters MSW, near Boston.

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The book Everything Has Two Handles by Ronald Pies presents itself as an accessible introduction into Stoicism, for the 'intelligent layperson that wants to live well,' and Pies skillfully achieves this end....It is a book that can easily be reread or referenced for continued application and guidance. The reader is not left overwhelmed but is offered a clear understanding. * Philosophical Practice, October 2008 *
In this breathtaking tour of ancient wisdom, Ron Pies, M.D., makes the philosophy of the Stoics come alive for the modern reader. Touching on our most urgent contemporary problems-the meaning of happiness, the role of pleasure, the importance of wisdom, friendship, balance, harmony, and anger-the Stoics provide a surprisingly fresh and instructive set of principles about how to live. With numerous examples from the world's philosophical and religious traditions, as well as vignettes about people struggling to understand their lives in the 21st century, Pies has created a guide filled with warmth, clear thinking, strong values, and the deep pleasure that comes from our recognition of the enduring truths. -- Richard M. Berlin, M.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School; poet and columnist Psychiatric Times

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