The Art of Worldly Wisdom

Product Number: EB00687771
Released: Oct 31, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780834823280
Publisher: Shambhala
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Description

This perenially popular book of advice on how to achieve personal and professional success is valued for its timeless insights on how to make one's way in the world. Written in the seventeenth century by a Spanish Jesuit scholar, the teachings are strikingly modern in tone and address universal concerns such as friendship, morality, effective leadership, and how to manage one's emotions. The Art of Worldly Wisdom is for anyone seeking to combine ethical behavior with worldly success. This edition includes an introduction by Willis Barnstone, former Distinguished Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature at Indiana University. Barnstone, a noted translator, critic, and poet, explores Gracian's background and places him within his historical and literary context. Like Sun Tzu's Art of War, Machiavelli's Prince, and Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching, Gracian's Art of Worldly Wisdom is one of those rare books that serve as enlightening guides and companions for life.

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Author(s): Baltasar Gracian
Original Publish Date: Sep 12, 2006

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Author(s): Baltasar Gracian
Product Number EB00152671
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Crown Business
ISBN: #9780307756978
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Author(s): Baltasar Gracian
Product Number EB00701843
Released: Apr 11, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: #9781504044400
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Author(s): Baltasar Gracian
Product Number EB00680061
Released: Jul 21, 2016
Business Term: 1 Year
ISBN: #9781625583000

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