Handbook for New Stoics: Discover What’s Really in Your Control | Stoic Saturdays

The Handbook for New Stoics Week 1: Discover What’s Really in Your Control Greg Lopez has graciously agreed to walk us through selected weeks of Stoic exercises from his and Massimo’s new book “A Handbook for New Stoics: How to Thrive in a World Out of Your Control”. The book offers a systematic 52 weekContinue reading “Handbook for New Stoics: Discover What’s Really in Your Control | Stoic Saturdays”

Manual of Reformed Stoicism with Piotr Stankiewicz | Stoic Saturdays

Piotr Stankiewicz will be discussing his new book “Manual of Reformed Stoicism” “Stoicism has been surging in popularity, for the simple reason that this ancient Greco-Roman philosophy has helped countless people in times of turmoil, social upheaval, or simply with the standard vicissitudes of human existence. However, a philosophy that was first articulated 24 centuriesContinue reading “Manual of Reformed Stoicism with Piotr Stankiewicz | Stoic Saturdays”

A View from Above on the Pandemic with Tim Lebon | Stoicism

“One who would converse about human beings should look on all things earthly as though from some point far above, upon herds, armies, and agriculture, marriages and divorces, births and deaths, the clamour of law courts, deserted wastes, alien peoples of every kind, festivals, lamentations, and markets, this intermixture of everything and ordered combination ofContinue reading “A View from Above on the Pandemic with Tim Lebon | Stoicism”

Stoicism & Framing by William Irvine | Stoic Saturdays

A fireside Zoom chat with William Irvine on Stoic Practice of Framing followed by a general Q&A. William B. Irvine is professor of philosophy at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. “I am a philosophy professor who not only teaches, thinks, and writes about philosophy, but who has adopted a philosophy for living, namely, theContinue reading “Stoicism & Framing by William Irvine | Stoic Saturdays”

Stoic God: A Call to Science or Faith? with Kai Whiting | Stoic Saturday

1) What is the Stoic conception on God? 2) How does Stoic God compare to Christian God? 3) Is Stoic God compatible with atheism? 4) How does Stoic God related to modern science? 5) How did the Stoics derive their morality from their conception of God?

Donald Robertson on Stoicism & Anger | Stoicism

Donald Robertson talks about Stoicism and Anger Donald Robertson is the author of six books including How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius. He is a cognitive-behavioural psychotherapist, writer, and trainer, specializing in the relationship between philosophy, psychology, and self-improvement. He’s particularly known for his work on Stoic philosophyContinue reading “Donald Robertson on Stoicism & Anger | Stoicism”

Massimo Pigliucci on The Pandemic as Exile — Seneca’s Take | Stoic Saturdays

Massimo Pigliucci will be talking about “The pandemic as exile, and what Seneca advises about it.” Prof. Pigliucci has a PhD in Evolutionary Biology from the University of Connecticut and a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Tennessee. He currently is the K.D. Irani Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York.Continue reading “Massimo Pigliucci on The Pandemic as Exile — Seneca’s Take | Stoic Saturdays”

Mindfulness: Stoic vs Buddhist with Greg Lopez | Stoic Saturdays

Background Reading recommended: Greg’s Essay on the topic: https://modernstoicism.com/sati-proso… Massimo Pigliucci’s take on his essay and the topic: https://medium.com/swlh/prosochē-or-n… Greg Lopez is the founder of the NYC Stoics, co-founder of The Stoic Fellowship, and on the team for Modern Stoicism. In addition, he co-organized Stoicon ’16, the first Stoicon held outside of London. He hasContinue reading “Mindfulness: Stoic vs Buddhist with Greg Lopez | Stoic Saturdays”

Stoicism & REBT by Dr Walter Matweychuk | Stoic Saturdays

Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, REBT, is derived from ancient and modern philosophy. It heavily borrows from Stoic philosophy. Stoicism is a Hellenistic philosophy that probably is best represented by the Roman King, Marcus Aurelius, and an emancipated slave turned philosophical teacher, Epictetus. Given that REBT is derived from Stoic philosophy many people who know aboutContinue reading “Stoicism & REBT by Dr Walter Matweychuk | Stoic Saturdays”

Donald Robertson on Stoic Therapy Toolkit | Stoic Saturdays

Donald Robertson talks about his 4-page Stoic Therapy Toolkit. Donald Robertson is the author of six books including How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius. He is a cognitive-behavioural psychotherapist, writer, and trainer, specializing in the relationship between philosophy, psychology, and self-improvement. He’s particularly known for his work onContinue reading “Donald Robertson on Stoic Therapy Toolkit | Stoic Saturdays”