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By Alex C. Michalos

This monograph describes the contributions to our present realizing of caliber of lifestyles made through an important old philosophers within the Western culture. It does so from the perspective of a latest researcher in caliber of existence or human health and wellbeing. Revisiting old texts from approximately six hundred BCE to three hundred BCE, the booklet explores the earliest rules in recorded western philosophical and medical historical past that have been considerably with regards to present study and figuring out of the standard of existence or overall healthiness for people and groups. It examines the issues and recommendations present in those texts and their connection to nonetheless present primary concerns and questions akin to: ‘What is an effective life?’, ‘What is the easiest kind of individual to be?’ ‘How can one inform if one’s society is making development to a few kind of fascinating country or falling backwards?’ The ebook exhibits that throughout time and throughout many cultures, the human species bears a few awesome similarities.

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