Below are suggested readings useful for the pursuit of eudaimonia, or the flourishing life. I’m still organizing my thoughts on the matter, so categories and content are highly subject to change.
The Consolations of Philosophy, Alain de Botton
On Desire: Why We Want What We Want,William Irvine
How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life: An Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness, Russ Roberts
The Plain Reader: Essays on Making a Simple Life, ed. Scott Savage
Mindfulness: Stoic, Buddhist, and Epicurean
The Meditations, Marcus Aurelius. Selected quotes.
Discourses and Handbook, Epictetus
A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy, William Irvine
Dialogues and Essays, Seneca
The Art of Living, Sharon Lebell. Adapted from Epictetus’ teachings. Selected quotes.
How to Live, Ben White. Adapted from Musonius Rufus’ teachings.
Tending the Epicurean Garden, Hiram Crispo
How to Break Up With Your Phone, Catherine Price