Philosophy as a Way of Life : Spiritual Exercises from Socrates to Foucault Paperback / softback
by Pierre Hadot
Edited by Arnold Davidson
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.
Hadota 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.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Publication Date: 17/06/1995
- Category: Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500
- ISBN: 9780631180333