IBNA- An introduction to a noted historical figure, the book 'How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius' (2019) by American 'cognitive-behavioural psychotherapist Donald Robertson has been published in Persian.
The result of nearly twenty years of research on Stoicism and its relevance to the psychological challenges of modern life, 'How to Think Like a Roman Emperor’ has been translated into Persian by Mohadeseh Ahmadi. Sang (Stone) Publishing has released the book in 273 pages.
Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius was the final famous Stoic philosopher of the ancient world. The Meditations, his personal journal, survives to this day as one of the most loved self-help and spiritual classics of all time.
In ‘How to Think Like a Roman Emperor’, cognitive psychotherapist and author of six books Donald Robertson weaves the life and philosophy of Marcus Aurelius together seamlessly to provide a compelling modern-day guide to the Stoic wisdom followed by countless individuals throughout the centuries as a path to achieving greater fulfillment and emotional resilience.
‘How to Think Like a Roman Emperor’ takes readers on a transformative journey along with Marcus, following his progress from a young noble at the court of Hadrian—taken under the wing of some of the finest philosophers of his day—through to his reign as emperor of Rome at the height of its power.
Robertson shows how Marcus used philosophical doctrines and therapeutic practices to build emotional resilience and endure tremendous adversity, and guides readers through applying the same methods to their own lives.
Combining remarkable stories from Marcus’s life with insights from modern psychology and the enduring wisdom of his philosophy, ‘How to Think Like a Roman Emperor’ puts a human face on Stoicism and offers a timeless and essential guide to handling the ethical and psychological challenges we face today.