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By Nancy Sherman

Stoic Warriors explores the connection among infantrymen and Stoic philosophy, exploring what Stoicism really is, the function it performs within the personality of the army (both old and modern), and its strong price as a philosophy of lifestyles. Marshalling anecdotes from army history--ranging from historical Greek wars to global struggle II, Vietnam, and Iraq--Sherman illuminates the army brain and makes use of it as a window at the virtues of the Stoic philosophy. certainly it is a perceptive research of what makes Stoicism so compelling not just as a guideline for the army, yet as a philosophy for an individual dealing with the hardships of life.

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