Over 400,000 people visited Farnam Street last month to learn how to make better decisions, create new ideas, and avoid stupid errors. With more than 100,000 subscribers to our popular weekly digest, we've become an online intellectual hub. To learn more about what we do, start here.

9 Brain-Building Philosophy Books That Are Actually Readable

Ryan Holiday offers 9 awesome reads:

  1. Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
  2. Letters from a Stoic by Seneca
  3. The Moral Sayings of Publius Syrus
  4. Fragments by Heraclitus
  5. Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl
  6. Essays by Montaigne
  7. Nature and Selected Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  8. Essays and Aphorisms by Arthur Schopenhauer
  9. The Essential Epicurus by Epicurus

Bringing you Farnam Street took thousands of dollars and nearly 1,500 hours in 2013. If you find any value in it, I'd greatly appreciate your support with a modest donation. For extra Karma points, become a member with a monthly donation.