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Values & stoicism

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The Ideas of Socrates

In this lecture we examine the ideas of Socrates.

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How to Be a Stoic

The first line of Epictetus’ manual of ethical advice, the Enchiridion—“Some things are in our control and others not”—made me feel that a weight was being lifted off my chest.

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The Philosophy of Stoicism—Massimo Pigliucci

The ancient Greco-Roman philosophy of Stoicism explains that while we may not always have control over the events affecting us, we can have control over how we approach things. Massimo Pigliucci describes the philosophy of Stoicism.

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FindCenterThe happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.

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Meditations

Marcus Aurelius was born in Rome in 121 AD and would be its Emperor from 161 to 180. Considered by Machiavelli as the last of the good Emperors, Marcus Aurelius would become one of the most important of the Stoic philosophers.

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Want an Unconquerable Mind? Try Stoic Philosophy

Members of a brainy movement across the pond are reviving ancient stoic thought and coupling it with modern psychology to strengthen mental resilience. Their ideas hold fascinating promise for business and government leaders tackling global problems in a turbulent, post-recession slump.

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Stoicism and the Art of Not Caring

Stoicism is a potent ancient philosophy that remains extremely important in today’s age.

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FindCenterIf it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it.

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A New Stoicism

What would stoic ethics be like today if stoicism had survived as a systematic approach to ethical theory, if it had coped successfully with the challenges of modern philosophy and experimental science? A New Stoicism proposes an answer to that question, offered from within the stoic tradition but...

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Life Hacks from Marcus Aurelius: How Stoicism Can Help Us

Stepping back from emotional and physical chaos to reach a state of calm, clear-headed thinking is the bedrock of Stoicism, a philosophy famously practiced by Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius. Learn more in this Knowledge@Wharton interview with author and psychotherapist Donald Robertson.

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