Stoicism, Bullying, and Beyond

How to Keep Your Head When Others Around You Have Lost Theirs and Blame You

by Matthew Sharpe

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 7/29/2022

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 190
ISBN : 9781982295349
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 190
ISBN : 9781982295356

About the Book

This is the first book applying Stoic philosophy, and its extraordinary exercises in resilience and self-care, to the epidemic problem of bullying and ‘mobbing’. Aimed preeminently at targets, it offers guidance on managing negative emotions, and making good decisions, in what for many people is the greatest challenge of their lives.

About the Author

Matthew Sharpe teaches philosophy and psychoanalytic studies, and has published both academic and general audience articles on Stoicism as a lived philosophy. He is the coauthor of Philosophy as a Way of Life: History, Dimensions, Directions (Bloomsbury, 2021), and an organiser of the Melbourne Stoicon-x events. Matthew is the 2022 winner of the Australasian Association of Philosophy media award for his piece on the Stoic Epictetus, “When Life Gives You Lemons”.

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