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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stoics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Katerina Ierodiakonou.
    ContributionsIerodiakonou, Katerina.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB528 .T66 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination259 p.
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20624814M
    ISBN 100198237685

    What I love about the book, it’s such a great introductory book to the topic of Stoicism. You get into the history of it and also just details about specific Stoic practices. But let’s talk about your history with Stoicism before we get into Stoicism. You’re a philosopher. You teach philosophy. But you came to Stoicism later in life. Donald Robertson's latest book, How to Think Like a Roman Emperor, is a worthwhile addition to any practicing Stoic's it, Donald builds a case for the efficacy of Stoic practice and also provides a rich variety of tools for direct engagement with the philosophy.

    Jaidyn Most books that feature the letters of Senca are selections. The Penguin Classics "Letters from a Stoic" has approximately 40 of them, the Oxford more Most books that feature the letters of Senca are selections. The Penguin Classics "Letters from a Stoic" has approximately 40 of them, the Oxford World Classics "Selected Letters" has about /5. Stoic may refer to. An adherent of Stoicism; one whose moral quality is associated with that school of philosophy; STOIC, a programming language; Stoic, a film by Uwe Boll; Stoic, a mixtape by rapper T-Pain; The Stoic, a novel by Theodore Dreiser; HMS Stoic (P), an S class submarine of the Royal Navy in World War II Stoic Studio, an American indie video game studio.

      “Anger is often what pain looks like when it shows itself in public.” — Krista Tippett Ryan Holiday (@RyanHoliday) is one of the world’s foremost thinkers and writers on ancient philosophy and its place in modern is a sought-after speaker and strategist and the author of many bestselling books, including The Obstacle Is the Way, Ego Is the Enemy, and The Daily Stoic.   Stoicism has got a bad rap lately. In the popular imagination, it is associated with reluctance—particularly male reluctance—to show vulnerability or talk frankly about emotions. The new APA guidelines on treating men and boys mention “components of traditional masculinity such as emotional stoicism” and “male stoicism” among the societal messages which they, as an institution,.


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Stoicism, in contrast with a lot of contemporary philosophy, puts a great emphasis on living well: the person who studies Stoicism, if sincere, will also practise it.

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Stoicism is a philosophy of personal ethics informed by its system of logic and its views on the natural world. According to its teachings, as social beings, the path to eudaimonia.“Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.” ― Lucius Annaeus Seneca At the beginning of his personal record of philosophical reflections, The Meditations, the Stoic Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius thanks the gods that once he became interested in philosophy, as a young man, he did not merely “sit down to pore over books” ().Stoicism is a philosophy of action.Stoicism, a school of thought that flourished in Greek and Roman antiquity.

It was one of the loftiest and most sublime philosophies in the record of Western civilization. In urging participation in human affairs, Stoics have always believed that the goal of all inquiry is to provide a mode of conduct characterized by tranquillity of mind and certainty of moral worth.