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The Sophist

Montaigne: The Art of Life

Live your own life rather than just live

If you read any of the new breed of self-help gurus — the “Silicon Valley Stoics”, the “brain-hackers” and futurists of our hyper-competitive age — you’d be led to think that life was a science.

Best-selling self-help authors give us advice riddled with the jargon of technology and high finance. They purport to teach us how…



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Steven Gambardella

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