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The Selected Writings of Pierre Hadot
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Part 1: Key Parameters 1. 'My Books and My Research' 2. 'Ancient Philosophers' 3. 'Ancient Philosophy, an Ethics or a Practice?' 4. 'The Oral Teaching of Plato' Part 2: Aspects 5. 'Conversion' 6. 'The Division of the Parts of Philosophy in Antiquity' 7. 'Philosophy, Dialectic, and Rhetoric in Ancient Philosophy' Part 3: The Ancients and Nature 8. 'The Ancients and Nature' 9. 'The Genius of Place in Ancient Greece' Part 4: Figures 10. 'The Figure of the Sage in the Greek and Roman Antiquity' 11. 'Physics as a Spiritual Exercise, or Pessimism and Optimism in Marcus Aurelius' 12. 'On an Interrupted Dialogue with Michel Foucault: Convergences and Divergences' Part 5: Ends 13. 'The End of Paganism' 14. 'Models of Happiness Proposed by the Ancient Philosophers'

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A collection of the most important of Pierre Hadot's writings comprising previously unreleased material, untranslated works and excerpts from his most famous texts.

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Pierre Hadot was Professor Emeritus at the College de France. His books include Philosophy as a Way of Life (1995) and Plotinus (1998). Matthew Sharpe teaches philosophy at Deakin University, Australia. He has written books on Albert Camus, Slavoj Zizek, critical theory and contemporary politics. He is presently working on a history of philosophy as a way of life in the West (Bloomsbury, 2019, with M. Ure). Federico Testa is an Early Career Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Study at the University of Warwick. His current research focuses on Michel Foucault's politics of life, French contemporary philosophy and the revival of Hellenistic tradition within Modern and Contemporary philosophy.

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Pierre Hadot's book Philosophy as a Way of Life has, over the last 25 years, transformed how we think about philosophy. This new volume, long overdue, is its perfect companion, containing an equally valuable selection of Hadot's essays. It is essential reading for anyone interested in philosophy as a way of life. Testa and Sharpe are to be commended for making these essays available to an English-speaking audience. * John Sellars, Lecturer in Philosophy, Royal Holloway, University of London, United Kingdom *
An indispensable resource for anyone interested in ancient philosophy as a way of life. Hadot's writings, beautifully translated here by Sharpe and Testa, allow readers, once again, to engage with philosophies such Platonism and Stoicism as genuine lived practices rather than mere theories. * Donald Robertson, author of How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius (2019) *

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