Set alongside Stoicism and Epicureanism, Skepticism seems like the odd one out. The other two seem obvious paths to tranquility and “human flourishing”: they teach you to prepare for life’s difficulties, to pay attention, to develop good habits of thought, and to practice therapeutic tricks on yourself. (Chapter 7 of “How to live, A Life of Montaigne” by Sarah Bakewell).

I like “human flourishing”!

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