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Philosophy as a Way of Life: Spiritual Exercises from Socrates to Foucault

 
 
 
 
Philosophy as a Way of Life: Spiritual Exercises from Socrates to Foucault
Author: Pierre Hadot
ISBN 13: 9780631180333
ISBN 10: 631180338
Edition: 1
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 1995-08-03
Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
List Price: $39.95
 
 

This book presents a history of spiritual exercises from Socrates to early Christianity, an account of their decline in modern philosophy, and a discussion of the different conceptions of philosophy that have accompanied the trajectory and fate of the theory and practice of spiritual exercises. Hadot's book demonstrates the extent to which philosophy has been, and still is, above all else a way of seeing and of being in the world.