This lecture discusses the 20th century philosopher and historian of ideas, Pierre Hadot, and focuses on chapter 3 of his book, Philosophy As a Way of Life. This lecture discusses the interrelation between philosophical writing and spiritual exercises. Taking into account genres, motivations, and uses of philosophical writings is centrally important, in Hadot's view

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