Stoicism (5)


How to Be a Stoic by Massimo Pigliucci

How to Be a Stoic is a well written and accessable introduction to Stoicism as a lived philosophy. Some books on Stoicism can be heighty; this one is nothing of them. A recommended read for those interested in the subject.

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How to Be a Stoic: Using Ancient Philosophy to Live a Modern Life: Massimo Pigliucci: 9780465097951: Amazon.com: Books
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An engaging guide to how Stoicism–the ancient philosophy of Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius–can provide lessons for living in the modern world
Whenever we worry about what to eat

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Stoicism

Nice summary of Stoicism.

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Stoic Compass
On travelling & philosophy

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Stoicism & Board Games

Interesting take on two of my prime occupations. We could swap the word "Board Games" with many recreational activities and the article would still stand.

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What Board Games Teach us about the Stoic Life
Experienced ball players can also be seen to act in such a way. None of them is concerned about whether the ball is good or bad, but solely about how to throw and catch it… Now, Socrates cer…

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Stoicism & Emotion

I share this not because of the Trump issues raised. The author's position on Stoicism and it's response to emotion that struck me. This is certainly not a new criticism. The author seems to associate Stoicism with disengagement. One need only read history to see that Stoics have been engaged in all areas of society; politics being the most relavent here.



A Cambridge philosopher explains what we should do to resist Donald Trump
In troubled political times, we need to let our emotions guide us to action.

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