DSM Stoics next Meetup: May 22, 7-9 PM

DSM Stoics next Meetup: May 22, 7-9 PM "Stoicism and the Art of Happiness"

We will look at the spiritual/psychological exercises found in Stoicism and how one applies Stoic philosophy in modern life. Stoicism and the Art of Happiness by Donald J. Robertson is a good introduction to Stoicism and will be our guide for the next few Meetups.

Stoicism and the Art of Happiness by Donald J. Robertson
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17841317-teach-yourself-stoicism-and-the-art-of-happiness

This Meetup will focus on; including the preface, chapters 1-2. Please read them ahead of time; unlike our past Meetups, we will not have time to read the complete text together. It's of course helpful, but not required to have done the reading to attend.

Preface: modern Stoicism
Chapter 1: The way of the Stoic: ‘Living in agreement with Nature’
Chapter 2: Stoic Ethics: the nature of the good

If you read further, great! We may have time to go into the third chapter as well.

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Stoicism and the Art of Happiness
We will look at the spiritual/psychological exercises found in Stoicism and how one applies Stoic philosophy in modern life. Stoicism and the Art of Happiness by Donald J. Robertson is a good introduction to Stoicism and will be our guide for the next few Meetups.

Stoicism and the Art of Happiness by Donald J. Robertson
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17841317-teach-yourself-stoicism-and-the-art-of-happiness

This Meetup will focus on; inclu…

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