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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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.
Stoicism is experiencing a remarkable revival in present times, and several reasons account for this revival. In this short video interview, Jules Evans explains why Stoicism has made such a comeback over the last decade.
Participants and presenters at a recent Stoic conference in Toronto discuss how Stoicism has affected their own lives.
How the ancient Stoic practice of the “View from Above” intersects with our modern views of the Earth from space.