Travels with Epicurus

A travel book, a witty and accessible meditation, and an optimistic guide to living well, Travels with Epicurus is a delightful jaunt to the Aegean and through the terrain of old age that only a free spirit like Klein could lead.

Travels with Epicurus

Travels with Epicurus

Advice on achieving a fulfilling old age from one of the bestselling authors of Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . . After being advised by his dentist to get tooth implants, Daniel Klein decides to stick with his dentures and instead use the money to make a trip to the Greek island Hydra and discover the secrets of aging happily. Drawing on the inspiring lives of his Greek friends and philosophers ranging from Epicurus to Sartre, Klein uncovers the simple pleasures that are available late in life, as well as the refined pleasures that only a mature mind can fully appreciate. A travel book, a witty and accessible meditation, and an optimistic guide to living well, Travels with Epicurus is a delightful jaunt to the Aegean and through the terrain of old age that only a free spirit like Klein could lead.

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Travels with Epicurus
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Daniel Klein
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-30 - Publisher: Penguin

Advice on achieving a fulfilling old age from one of the bestselling authors of Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . . After being advised by his dentist to get tooth implants, Daniel Klein decides to stick with his dentures and instead use the money to make
Travels with Epicurus
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Daniel Klein
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-01 - Publisher: Oneworld Publications

Our society worships at the fountain of youth. Each year, we try to delay the arrival of old age, using everything at our disposal, from extreme exercise and botox to pilates and cosmetic dentistry. But in the process, are we missing out on a distinct and extraordinarily valuable stage of
Travels with Epicurus
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Daniel Klein
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher:

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Travels with Epicurus
Language: en
Pages: 317
Authors: Daniel M. Klein
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher:

Describes how the author journeyed to Greece with a suitcase full of philosophy books in order to learn how to achieve a fulfilling old age, explaining how he came to regard old age as a life stage filled with simple and heady pleasures.
Every Time I Find the Meaning of Life, They Change It
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Daniel Klein
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-05 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

“Every time I find the meaning of life, they change it.” The words of Reinhold Niebuhr provide the title and set the tone for what is a wryly humorous look at some of the great philosophical pronouncements on the most important question we can face. Daniel Klein’s philosophical journey began

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