The Stoic Philosophy of Seneca, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius
Ancient Stoic philosophy is experiencing a well-deserved modern revival because its timeless ethical and psychological teachings focus on the art of living — and how to flourish — in a world that feels out of control.
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Donald Robertson on the Four Main Reasons Modern People Are Attracted to Stoicism as a Philosophy of Life
Donald Robertson explains the four main reasons why most modern people are attracted to Stoicism as a philosophy of life.
Historian, philosopher, and Jefferson scholar Mark A. Holochawk explains why Thomas Jefferson was a Stoic — and not an Epicurean.
Even in Paradise, Death Is Present: Stoic Perspectives on Pandemics, Death, and Living with Gratitude
Remembering death is a way of practicing gratitude and being grateful for every day we are alive with those we love.
Should Stoicism be updated? And if so, exactly why, and how?
The Stoic philosopher Seneca wrote that anger was the worst and most damaging emotion. He also explained how to improve the world without its negative energy.
Seneca wrote, “Disaster is virtue’s opportunity,” because we can transform negative events into more positive outcomes. Even in his own death, he turned it into an opportunity to display virtue.
John Sellars explores the timeless benefits of Stoic philosophy.
The Stoic philosophers on world community, intelligence in nature, and why we are born to be ethical, in a short, highly illustrated talk — and how these ideas connect with modern scientific insights.
The present moment is all we have: the past is gone and the future doesn’t exist. Through becoming virtuous and mindful, Stoicism teaches how to experience true wealth and joy in the present moment.