Goto Message #
We desire external thigs more than virtue
(1)According to Stoicism, 'external' things are those things that lie outside the scope of one's prohairesis (moral character), the true and essential self,
Do everything with awareness
(7)Stoic 'mindfulness' includes monitoring yourself in order to catch yourself making a false judgment. In a word, keep guard over yourself (watch yourself) as
Download the New Stoic Week 2013 Handbook
(1)You can now download the Stoic Week 2013 Handbook from the University of Exeter's Stoicism Today blog: http://blogs.exeter.ac.uk/stoicismtoday/stoic-week-2013/
Fetching Sponsored Content...
How has Stoicism helped you or improved your life?
(33)While driving today I was bothered. In the past I've responded to the agitated feeling by taking action unskillfully - e.g. speeding or other aggressive
300 Stoics Converging on London?
(1)Thanks to everyone for your support for @Stoicweek 2013. All the free tickets for the conference at Birkbeck, the University of London, have now been snapped
Make your prohairesis beautiful (kalon)
(1)According to Hadot, Epictetus’ Three Disciplines are but three aspects of one activity which Epictetus calls “making proper use of impressions.” The goal
How does one practice the discipline of desire?
(76)The practice of the discipline of desire entails the gradual renunciation of all externals. Epictetus' belief in the value of renunciation is exhibited in a
Sex invariably spells trouble
(1)Sex invariably spells trouble, says Dalai Lama (AFP) – Nov 28, 2008 LAGOS (AFP) — The Dalai Lama, the exiled Tibetan spiritual and temporal leader, on
Arete, Apatheia. and Eudaimonia
(10)«Richard - I agree with you about the spilled milk. But how many people, Stoic or otherwise, do you know who really do treat the past (whether one second, one
Plato's tripartite theory of Soul
(7)One doesn't understand Plato correctly if one assumes that reason is always the wise decider. That does not happen unless the three parts are properly aligned
Best translation of Epictetus?
(6)... Here are my thoughts on Epictetus translations. For completeness with Epictetus (all books, handbook and fragments), and the opportunity to check the
Announcing @Stoicweek 2013 around the world!
(1)Hi all, I've not seen much discussion of the Stoic Week project organised by Prof. Chris Gill at Exeter university, so I thought I'd post an update. Stoic
Remaining stoic and having a spouse/family…
(7)Rick - the advice in this book should help you and be consistent with your philosophy:
A flashcard representation of Stolic practice
(30)This is an opportunity to credit the source of my Epictetus (Discourses 1.19.11-15) quote in the other thread, and an inspiration for my mneme about the common
Understand Stoicism - wikiHow
(1)http://m.wikihow.com/Understand-Stoicism I just saw this one. Enjoy. Regards, Richard ... Fortify yourself with moderation; for this is an impregnable
Fetching Sponsored Content...
Very Short Introductions - Oxford University Press
(1)http://global.oup.com/academic/content/series/v/very-short-introductions-vsi/?type=listing&cc=us&lang=en I'm curious as to why there is no entry in this series
Michael Perry blog post
(1)Jules, I put together a blog post and if you think its worthwhile, then feel free to use it. I posted it to my blog
In the beginning was the Word
(2)This is very much appreciated. At times I feel that the spiritual purpose to a stoic practice is dismissed in current dialogues about stoicism. ... Lest we
(7)Hi all, @Ian: Are you arguing we shouldn't have a philosophy of life at all???? That's ... Not at all. It's just that we should have a *living* philosophy, in
Seneca - THE PHILOSOPHER'S MEAN
(1)~V+ THE PHILOSOPHER'S MEAN « I commend you and rejoice in the fact that you are persistent in your studies, and that, putting all else aside, you make
New round of live Stoicism Training - The Foundations of Stoic Pract
(5)Many Stoics worldwide are interested in forming groups. But since we don't have an official headquarters building in Athens, we need to depend on ourselves to
(1)I find Glenn's observation right on. In my experience, only the very few keep questioning themselves. I would say that Socrates was THE paradigm for
The terms 'Proairesis', 'Proairetic' and 'Aproairetic' in the works
(4)I haven't seen a copy of the book online. Best wishes, Dave ... Greek Philosophical Terms: A Historical Lexicon by Francis E. Peters http://goo.gl/f7eWUI
Black-or-white, all-or-nothing thinking
(3)Hi, in psychology this is called 'polarized thinking' and is #2 on a list of 15 fallacies composed by Aaron Beck/David Burns. Stumbled upon them when reading
Viktor Frankl - It's Up To Us Alone
(4)Where does this ultimate freedom comes from? » God. Regards, Richard ... "The foundation for all Stoic behavior: only moral good, or virtue, is a good, and
Series on "What is in our power"
(1)Announcement by Patrick Ussher of a series starting tommorrow on the "Stoicism Today" blog on Keith's Stoic_Serenity chapter: "What is in our power." "What is
What does it mean to live according to nous?
(2)In my opinion stoics should rely on reason and science, living in the 21st century. Therefore, I do not find "God" talk necessary or useful for myself.
Fetching Sponsored Content...
A Sort of Introduction
(2)Daryl, I doubt many here are completely in agreement with all the tenets of Stoa. I'm not, anyway. But that doesn't negate the value of it. At this point in
Virtue and Happiness, Aristotle vs. Stoicism
(2)I have explored the similarities and differences between Stoicism and Aristotle here: http://people.wku.edu/jan.garrett/stoa/twoethix.htm (this is part of my
(7)Hi, thanks for the replies, please excuse my late reply, I gave it more thought and for myself I think it's better to hold on to principles. Principles
View First Topic Go to
Loading 1 - 30 of total 6,352 topics