Self-Knowledge

Self-Knowledge Review

In Ancient Greece, when the philosopher Socrates was asked to sum up what all philosophical commandments could be reduced to, he replied: 'Know yourself'. Self-knowledge matters so much because it is only on the basis of an accurate sense of who we are that we can make reliable decisions – particularly around love and work. This book takes us on a journey into our deepest, most elusive selves and arms us with a set of tools to understand our characters properly. We come away with a newly clarified sense of who we are, what we need to watch out for when making decisions, and what our priorities and potential might be.

Title:Self-Knowledge
Edition Language:English

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    Some Testimonial About This Book:

  • Leah

    3.5 overall, tipped to 4 for the inclusion of exercises and self-evaluatory questions to guide insight and understanding of the self....

  • Elaine

    A quick & insightful read. For those familiar with TSOL, there is much in here you will probably have read elsewhere but as an introductory book I’d highly recommend it! Even for those who claim to ...

  • Arturo Hernndez

    This is a brief essay in the form of a book. It's been a while since I last read about EQ and this worked like an ice bucket for me to remember some things about myself....

  • Nicole

    Fantastic introduction with helpful exercises for how to start knowing yourself–and your faulty mind–better. Like all books of this nature, it is likely not for everyone, but fans of School of Lif...

  • Karolna

    Self-Knowledge, jak už název napovídá, v pár krátkých kapitolách radí, jak skrz sám sebe a své myšlenky poznat své podvědomí, vnitřní hlas, a nám neviditelné normy a pravidla, kter...

  • Octavian

    I liked these essays because they touch the most important topic for this period of my life - self knowledge.I especially enjoyed the chapter - honesty and denial. We lie to ourselves about a lots of ...

  • Tommo Greer

    Good points and concise chapters. The final chapter should be first in my opinion. Requires a relative amount of knowledge on the subject, not a first time read for someone looking to change mental ha...

  • Merve

    This is a nice read. Whether you already know what they are discussing or not, it can be an enjoyable book to (re)visit the concepts highlighted in it.I also liked the easy to follow style, which dive...

  • Tom

    This will take no more than an hour to read, but its impact may be long-lasting. ...

  • Jon Jonsson

    A brief book I would recommend to everyone interested in getting a little more known to themselves. The book also contains some helpful exercises along the way....