Should Stoicism be updated? And if so, exactly why, and how?

In his new book A Field Guide to the Happy Life, Massimo Pigliucci updates The Handbook or Enchiridion of the Roman Stoic philosopher Epictetus.

In this in-depth and lively video conversation, Massimo and David Fideler discuss key ideas of Stoicism, and whether they are controversial in modern times.

They also discuss the seven criteria Massimo uses to update The Handbook of Epictetus in his A Field Guide to a Happy Life.

Watch the video on the Stoic Insights YouTube channel by clicking the image below.


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