Exploring the Way of Epicurus: His destination, directions and strategies (Ways of the World)

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Epicurus, a Greek philosopher who lived 2300 years ago, suggested that we all seek happiness which he defined as having a healthy body and tranquil psyche. This book explores Epicurus' way to happiness, including the problems that Epicurus tells us we will encounter trying to achieve happiness; the directions that Epicurus offers to help us to achieve happiness; and finally the strategies that Epicurus offers to help us to overcome these problems and to successfully follow his directions.    This book is part of the series 'Ways of the World' in which the teachings of the founders of different religions and philosophies are explored to determine: the destination that we are told to seek; the directions offered to help us to reach that destination; problems that we are told will hinder us on our way; and finally strategies that are offered to help us to overcome these problems, and to successfully follow the directions. This format not only helps to better understand each way, but also makes it easier to compare the various ways.
  Gary attempts to report the results of his explorations in an impartial manner and does not necessarily agree with every aspect of the way and its associated concepts and beliefs.

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One of Gary's passions is to explore the mind and what shapes it. In the series 'Ways of the World' Gary explores different ways of the world that have helped to shape his mind - including religious, philosophical and secular ways. Books in this series currently include: Exploring the Way of Jesus, Exploring the Way of the Buddha, Exploring the Way of Lao Tzu, Exploring the Way of Epicurus, and Exploring the Way of Epictetus.
Gary's other passions include his wife (who he has been married to for over forty years) and his children and grandchildren - and running and coffee. Gary also enjoys reading, especially about religions, philosophy, science, technology, health and fitness.
Gary has tertiary qualifications in engineering, psychology and religious studies.

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Gary enjoys exploring different ways of the world including religious, philosophical and secular ways. Gary is also the author of Exploring the Way of Jesus, Exploring the Way of the Buddha and Exploring the Way of Lao Tzu; and is the co-author with Cheryl of Exploring a Good Life, Wisdom and the Mind. Gary has been married for over forty years and enjoys being with his wife, children and grandchildren. Gary has tertiary qualifications in engineering, psychology and religious studies.

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